Solid State Science and Technology, Vol. 19, No 1 (2011) 78-82

ISSN 0128-7389



M.K. Halimah*, W.M. Daud, H.A.A. Sidek, S.M. Iskandar,

A.W. Zaidan and A.M. Khamirul

Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia,

43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author:



Ternary tellurite glass system of [(TeO2)60 (B2O3)40]1-y[Ag2O]y glasses had been synthesized by melt quenching method. The thermal expansion coefficient of the glasses was determined between 30oC and 210oC. Experimental results indicate that the thermal expansion varies with micro structural of the glass system. Transition temperature and Debye temperature decrease with Ag2O due to loose packing of the glass network.



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