Structure and related properties of amorphous magnesium aluminosilicates

Lawrence Gammond, Rita Mendes Da Silva, Anita Zeidler, Hesameddin Mohammadi, Randall E. Youngman, Bruce G. Aitken, Pierre Florian, Daniel R Neuville, Louis Hennet, Henry E Fischer, Alex C Hannon, Chris J Benmore, Philip S Salmon

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The structure of the magnesium aluminosilicate glasses (MgO)x(Al2O3)y(SiO2)1−x−y, where 0≤xMg2+ and fivefold and sixfold coordinated Al3+ ions, which cross-link the pieces of the network thus fragmented.
Original languageEnglish
Article number125603
JournalPhysical Review Materials
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 26 Dec 2022

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Funding Information:
We are grateful to Michela Buscemi for help with several of the neutron diffraction experiments and to Lisa Lamberson for providing several of the samples. L.V.D.G. acknowledges funding and support from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics (CDT-CMP), Grant No. EP/L015544/1, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Diamond Light Source Ltd (Reference No. STU0173). R.M.D.S. was supported by the Royal Society (Grant No. RGF/EA/180060). A.Z. was supported by a Royal Society-EPSRC Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellowship. H.M. was supported by Corning Inc. (Agreement No. CM00002159/SA/01). P.S.S. and A.Z. are grateful to Corning Inc. for the award of Gordon S. Fulcher Distinguished Scholarships during which this work was conceived. We acknowledge use of the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database accessed via the Chemical Database Service funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry. This research used resources of the Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility operated for the DOE Office of Science by Argonne National Laboratory under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357.

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