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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Course develops a foundational understanding of the glassy state and nature of the glass transition. Introduces phenomenology, chemistry and structure of key oxide glass families, with an emphasis on silicate glasses and the interaction of oxide components. Recent advances in glass relaxation and the implications of the statistical nature of glass structure are also discussed. Contemporary and emerging applications in optical communication, displays, and electronics packaging are explored within the context of key optical, mechanical and thermal properties. Students will gain an understanding of modern glass theory, familiarity with glass technology, and practical know-how of a glass "power user".
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MSE 2060, MSE 3030 and MSE 3040 (corequisite) or equivalent background.
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