ISSN 0862-5468 (Print), ISSN 1804-5847 (online) 

Ceramics-Silikáty 68, (3) 360 - 365 (2024)


DIFFERENTIAL THERMAL ANALYSIS OF THE CRYSTALLIZATION KINETICS IN PERLITE-BASED NANOCRYSTALLINE GLASS-CERAMICS
 
Grigoryan Lyova 1, Petrosyan Petik 1, Asryan Levon 2, К nyazyan 3,Nikolay, Petrosyan Stepan 4
 
1 Institute of Physics, Yerevan State University,Yerevan, 0025, Republic of Armenia
2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
3 M.G. Manvelyan Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the National Academy of Sciences, 0051,Republic of Armenia
4 Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Sciences, Ashtarak, 0203, Republic of Armenia

Keywords: Glass-ceramic material, Crystallization kinetics, Activation energy
 

A glass-ceramic material containing nanosized crystallites is synthesized based on the natural volcanic material perlite. Using the differential thermal analysis (DTA) method, the effect of Na₂SiF₆ (a crystallization catalyst from the fluoride group) on the glass crystallization properties is studied. The characteristic glass-transition temperature 𝑇𝑔, peak crystallization temperature 𝑇𝑝, as well as the crystallization activation energy (Ec) and Avrami index (n) are determined in terms of the catalyst content in the initial composition. A decrease in the nucleation agent content is shown to increase 𝑇𝑔, 𝑇𝑝, and Ec. The effect of the crystallization catalyst content on the crystallization mechanism and glass mechanical properties is discussed.


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doi: 10.13168/cs.2024.0035
 
 
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