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Structure and Density of Glass

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FROM the chemical composition and density of several hundred glasses1 the volume v associated with an oxygen ion has been calculated in A.3 or 10−24cm.3 units. This volume amounts in simple glass-forming oxides, that is, SiO2, B2O3, P2O5, to 21.1–22.7 A.3.

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    Most of the literature is to be found in Morey, G. W., “The Properties of Glass”, 2nd edit. (New York, 1954).

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