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Physical properties of potassium phosphate glass prepared by sol gel method

Noorhidayah, Che Mat and Sahar, Md. Rahim and Safwan, Ahmad Pauzi (2010) Physical properties of potassium phosphate glass prepared by sol gel method. In: Progress of Physics Research In Malaysia, PERFIK2009, 2010, Mallaca City, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3469667


Series of glasses based on Al2O3-K2O-P2O5 have successfully been made by sol gel method. The amorphous state has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction (XRD) while the actual composition has been determined using Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX) analysis. The glass density is determined using Archimedes method while the Vickers Micro hardness Test has been used to measure the hardness. It is found that all the samples are amorphous in nature with their actual composition contained phosphate in the range of 40-53% mol. It is also observed that the glass density is about 2.4 gcm-3 while the hardness is in the range of 40-100 Hv, depending on composition.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:sol-gel preparation, phosphate glasses, x-ray diffraction, density measurement, sol-gel processing, precipitation, glasses, X-ray diffraction, mass and density
Subjects:Q Science
ID Code:27986
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:30 Aug 2012 02:44
Last Modified:28 Aug 2017 08:09

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