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Science References

General

Chem LibreTexts; A wide variety of school and university level open source chemistry teaching materials

Chemical Names

Chemical Nomenclature; from Chemistry by OSC RiceUniversity
IUPAC nomenclature of inorganic chemistry
Nomenclature; from Purdue University Chemical Education
NOMENCLATURE OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY - IUPAC Recommendations 2005; IUPAC

Software Tools

Various tools that may be useful, all free for individual or non-commercial use
Chemicalize - draw chemical structures and calculate chemical properties from the formula
Marvin - tool for drawing chemical structures. Desktop and online versions.
ChemSketch - chemical drawing software

Periodic Table

Ptable

Bonds

Empirical Bond-Strength-Bond-Length Curves for Oxides; I.D.Brown and R.D.Shannon; Acta Cryst. (1973). A29, 266

Electronegativity

Electronegativity; Chemguide.co.uk
Electronegativity; Wikipedia
The Chemical Bond between Transition Metals and Oxygen: Electronegativity, d-Orbital Effects, and Oxophilicity as Descriptors of Metal-Oxygen Interactions; K.A.Moltved and K.P.Kepp; J. Phys. Chem. C; 2019

Melting/Dissolving

Mechanism

Kinetics of Decelerated Melting; l. Wondraczek et al.; Adv. Sci. 2018, 1700850
Microscopic mechanisms of equilibrium melting of a solid; A. Samanta et al; November 2014; Science 346(6210):729-32

Eutectics

Eutectic Ceramic Composites by Melt-Solidification; Takashi Goto and Rong Tu; Journal of the Korean Ceramic Society 2019; 56(4): 331-339
Phase and Eutectics; Linda Bloomfield; May 2017; Ceramics Monthly
The mechanism of eutectic modification by trace impurities; S.Moniri et al.; Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 3381 (2019)

Clay

Clay and Clay Minerals; Ed. Gustavo Morari Do Nascimento; 2021
Kaolinite: Structure, Morphology and Use - Soil Minerals; Trishna B; Soil Management
Low-dimensional physics of clay particle size distribution and layer ordering; Y Wang & M Wang; Scientific Reports 12, Article No 7096; 2 May 2022
Soil Description and Classification; UWE
The Physical Dimensions of Fundamental Clay Particles; P.H.Nadeau; Clay Minerals 20(4):499-514; December 1985

Glaze Chemistry

Glass–Ceramic Glazes for Ceramic Tiles: A Review; R.Casasola et al; Journal of Materials Science, 47 (2012) 553-582
Glazes and Enamels; P. Colomban; Chapter 10.6 in Encyclopedia of Glass Science, Technology, History, and Culture; March 2020
Introduction to Glass Science; R.K.Brow; Cer103 course material, MST
Structural Theories of Glass Formation; R.K.Brow

UMF and Stull

Advantages and Disadvanrages of the UMF; John Britt; 2022; YouTube video
Glaze Development with Application of Unity Molecular Formula; Hyunggoo No et al; Journal of the Korean Ceramic Society 53(5):535-540; September 2016
UMF Phase Diagrams: Guidemaps for Ceramic Glaze Development; H. Sawhill; Ceramics Art+Perception; 7 Sept. 2019
Unity Molecular Formula (UMF); Glazy

Crystallization

Characterization and Luminescence Properties of Mn-Doped Zinc Borosilicate Glasses and Glass-Ceramics; Salwa A.M. Abdel-Hameed et al.; June 2019; Silicon 11(3)
Crystallization behaviour and hardness of glass ceramics rich in nanocrystals of ZrO2; Fatma Margha et al.; April 2009; Ceramics International 35(3):1133-1137
Crystallization Behavior of a High‐Zinc‐Content Li2O‐ZnO0‐SiO2 Glass‐Ceramic and the Effect of K2O Additions; Zu-Xiong Chen, P. W. McMillan; June 2006; Journal of the American Ceramic Society 68(4):220 - 224
Crystallisation characteristics of certain lithium manganese aluminosilicate glasses and the effect of adding TiO2 or ZrO2; A.W.A. El-Shennawi; June 1992; Glass Technology 33(3):84-91
Crystallization Kinetics of Lithium Orthosilicate Glasses; L.Wondraczek et al.; April 2006; Journal of the American Ceramic Society 89(4):1342 - 1346
Crystallization, microstructure and expansivity of Spodumene- nepheline glasses; E.M.A.Hamzawy and C.Leonelli; November 2004; Glass Science and Technology -Frankfurt am Main- 77(6):289-294
Crystallization, microstructure and expansivity of Spodumene-orthoclase glasses; E.M.A.Hamzawy; July 2004; Glass Science and Technology -Frankfurt am Main- 77(4)
Crystallization of calcium zinc aluminosilicate glasses; A.A.Omar et al.; January 2009; Ceramics Silikaty 53(3)
Crystallisation of celsian polymorphs in some alkaline earth aluminosilicate glasses; A.W.A. El-Shennawi et al.; August 1991; Glass Technology 32(4):131-137
Crystallization of processed nepheline syenite - Limestone glasses; E.M.A. Hamzawy; December 2005
Crystallization of some aluminosilicate glasses; A.W.A El-Shennawi et al.; December 2001; Ceramics International 27(7):725-730
Crystallizing phases from multi-component silicate glasses in the system K2O–CaO–MgO–Al2O3–SiO2; G.A.Khater; December 2001; Ceramics International 27(6):661-668
Effect of Different Concentrations of Titanium Oxide on the Crystallization Behavior of Li2O-Al2O3-SiO2 Glasses Prepared from Local Raw Materials; ).A.Al-Harbi et al.; January 2009;Journal of Applied Sciences
Effect of different nucleating agents on the crystallization of leucite; S.A.M. Abdel-Hameed et al.; January 2012; InterCeram: International Ceramic Review 61(3):127-133
Effect of different nucleation catalysts on the crystallization behaviour, within the CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 system; G.A. Khater and Esmat M. A. Hamzawy; July 2008; Silicates Industriels 73(7):103-107
Effect of glass composition and heat treatment parameters on crystallisation behaviour in the Li2O-BaO-Al2O3-SiO2 system; M.Idris and G.A.Khater; April 2004Physics and Chemistry of Glasses 45(2):141-145
Effect of some nucleating agents on thermal expansion behaviour of Li2O-BaO-Al2O3-SiO2 glasses and glass-ceramics; G.A.Khater and M. Idris; September 2005; Glass Science and Technology -Frankfurt am Main- 78(5):189-194
Glass Ceramics; K.Ranasinghe; Module in CER401/450 online course at MST
Glass-ceramics based on spodumene–enstatite system from natural raw materials; G.A. Khater and Morsi Morsi; May 2011; Thermochimica Acta 519(1):6-11
Influence of fluorine source and TiO2 on glass ceramics based on red clay and magnesite; E.M.A.Hamzawy and O.A.Al-Harbi; December 2008; Advances in Applied Ceramics 107(6):337-343
Role of Cr2O3, LiF and their mixtures on crystalline phase formation and microstructure in Ba, Ca, Mg aluminosilicate glass; A.A. Omar et al.; January 1991; Br.Ceram.Trans.J, 90, 179-183, 1991
Microstructure and mechanical properties of zirconia-toughened lithium disilicate glass–ceramic composites; X.Huang et al.; January 2014; Materials Chemistry and Physics 143(2):845-852
Preparation and properties of Li2O-BaO-Al2O3-SiO2 glass-ceramic materials; G.A. Khater, Maher Idris; December 2014; Processing and Application of Ceramics 8(4):203-210
Role of TiO2 and ZrO2 on crystallizing phases and microstructure in Li, Ba aluminosilicate glass; G.A. Khater, Maher Idris; March 2007; Ceramics International 33(2):233–238
Stability of Microstructure and Properties of Transparent Li2O-Al2O3-SiO2 Glass-ceramics; Ll Yao-Hui et al.; October 2009; Journal of Inorganic Materials 24(5)
Stable Wollastonite-Cuspidine Glass-Ceramic Using Inexpensive Raw Materials; A.M.A.Hamzawy and O.A.Al-Harbi; September 2014; Silicon 4(6):257-264

Thermal Expansion

Crystallization, microstructure and expansivity of Spodumene-orthoclase glasses; E.M.A.Hamzawy; July 2004; Glass Science and Technology -Frankfurt am Main- 77(4)
Effect of some nucleating agents on thermal expansion behaviour of Li2O-BaO-Al2O3-SiO2 glasses and glass-ceramics; G.A.Khater and M. Idris; September 2005; Glass Science and Technology -Frankfurt am Main- 78(5):189-194
Expansion behaviour of some Ba, Ca, Mg aluminosilicate glasses and their crystalline product; G.A.Khater; Zagazig University; 1991
Expansion characteristics of some Li2OBaOAl2O3SiO2 glasses and glass-ceramics; G.A.Khater, M. Idris; December 2006; Ceramics International 32(7):833–838

Aluminium Oxide

Influence of aluminum speciation on the stability of aluminosilicate glasses against crystallization; Qiuju Zheng et al.; Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 041906 (2012);
Local Al site distribution in aluminosilicate glasses by 27Al MQMAS NMR; D.R.Neuville et al; Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 353 (2007) 180–184

Boron

On the connectivity of borate tetrahedra in borate and borosilicate glasses; Doris Möncke et al.; Phys. Chem. Glasses: Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. B, October 2015, 56 (5), 203–211
On the structural role of boron in borosilicate glasses; June 2014; European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B Physics and Chemistry of Glasses 55(3):136-158
Structure of boroaluminosilicate glasses: Impact of Al2O3 to SiO2 ratio on the structural role of sodium; Q.J.Zheng et al.; Physical Review B 86, 054203 (2012)

Titanium

Environment of Titanium and Aluminum in a Magnesium Alumino-Silicate Glass; M.Guignard et al.; September 2009; Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 21(37):375107
Rearrangement of the structure during nucleation of a cordierite glass doped with TiO2; M.Guignard et al.; May 2010; Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 22(18):185401
Structure-based viscosity model development for titania aluminosilicate slags; Zhiming Yan et al.; 2020; Ironmaking and Steelmaking 47:2, 203-209
The structural role of Ti in aluminosilicate liquids in the glass transition range: Insights from heat capacity and shear viscosity measurements; M. Roskosz et al.; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 68, No. 3, pp. 591–606, 2004

Zinc

Effect of ZrSiO4:ZnO Ratio on the Properties of Opaque Glazes Used in Ceramic Sanitary Ware Industry; S. Benkacem et al; Iranian journal of Materials Science & Engineering Vol. 17 No 2; June 2020

Zircon

Development and crystallization study of Li2O-B2O3-SiO2 glass ceramic rich with ZrO2; S.A.M. Abdel-Hameed et al.; January 2011; Egyptian Journal of Chemistry 54(1):81-97
Effect of ZrO2 Addition on Vickers Hardness of Modified Basalt Glass-Ceramics; F. Margha et al.; Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan 115 7 429–433 (2007)
Effect of ZrSiO4:ZnO Ratio on the Properties of Opaque Glazes Used in Ceramic Sanitary Ware Industry; S. Benkacem et al; Iranian journal of Materials Science & Engineering Vol. 17 No 2; June 2020

To Sort

High temperature reactions between soda–lime–silica glass and lithium aluminosilicate glass-ceramics; C.W.Sinton et al.; Glass Technol.: Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. A, June 2008, 49 (3), 133–138
Canadian Wood Ash Chemistry Database
Chemical and mineral composition of ashes from wood biomass combustion in domestic wood-fired furnaces; Danuta Smołka-Danielowska & Mariola Jabłońska; International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology volume 19, pages5359–5372 (2022)