glass former

glass former

[′glas ‚fȯrm·ər]
(materials)
An oxide that can readily form a glass.
An oxide that can contribute to the network of a silica glass.
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They found that the Zn cation can act both as network modifier and network glass former.
As MgO [greater than or equal to] 20 mol%, some of the Mg ions enter the network as glass former in addition to their role as glass modifier.
The amorphous metal used in the HV MAX core contains ferromagnetic elements alloyed with a glass former.
In this work, we have shown that the incorporation of MMT leads to decrease the amount of vitreous phase able to relax at the glass transition, accelerate the kinetics of relaxation of this vitreous phase, make stronger the liquid glass former and do not modify the [beta]-relaxation.
This research focused on testing higher wastes loading of Sludge Batch 2 (SB2) simulant using Frit 320, a newly developed glass former.