Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 2 - 6, 1996 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Werner Lutze, Karen Maex, Karl Sieradzki




Symposium T—Glasses and Glass Formers - Current Issues

Chairs

C. Angell -- Arizona State Univ
Takeshi Egami -- Univ of Pennsylvania
John Kieffer -- Univ of Illinois-Urbana
Kia Ngai -- Naval Research Laboratory
Uli Nienhaus -- Univ of Illinois-Urbana

Symposium Support

  • Office of Naval Research

* Invited paper

SESSION T1: RELAXATION DYNAMICS I
Chair: John Kieffer
Monday Morning, December 2, 1996
Simmons (M)
8:30 AM *T1.1
ENHANCED TRANSLATIONAL DIFFUSION IN POLYMERIC AND LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT GLASS FORMERS, Mark D. Ediger, Yunil Hwang, Forrest R. Blackburn, Marcus T. Cicerone, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, Dept of Chemistry, Madison, WI.

9:00 AM T1.2
EVIDENCE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF A DISTRIBUTION OF tex2html_wrap_inline461 -RELAXATION MODES WITH DIFFERENT RELAXATION TIMES IN POLYMERS NEAR Tg: SHG STUDIES, John M. Torkelson, Ali Dhinojwala, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Evanston, IL.

9:15 AM T1.3
ROLE OF MOLECULAR SYMMETRY IN THE FRACTIONAL DEBYE-STOKES-EINSTEIN LAW, Dino Leporini, Univ di Pisa, Dept of Physics, Pisa, ITALY.

9:30 AM *T1.4
A UNIFIED THEORY FOR THE GLASS TRANSITION DYNAMICS AND ITS SINGULARITIES, Takashi Odagaki, Jun Matsui, Mariko Higuchi, Kyushu Univ, Dept of Physics, Fukuoka, JAPAN.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:15 AM *T1.5
DYNAMIC HETEROGENEITY NEAR THE GLASS TRANSITION OF SUPERCOOLED LIQUIDS, Roland Bohmer, Johannes Gutenberg-Univ, Inst fur Physikalische Chemie, Mainz, GERMANY; G. Diezemann, G. Hinze, H. Sillescu, Univ Mainz, Mainz, GERMANY; Ralph V. Chamberlin, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Tempe, AZ; Alois Loidl, Bernd Schiener, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Festkorperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY.

10:45 AM *T1.6
DYNAMICAL HETEROGENEITIES IN GLASS-FORMING MATERIALS, Andreas Heuer, Hans W. Spiess, Ursula Tracht, Sigrid C. Kuebler, Max-Planck-Inst, Polymerforschung, Mainz, GERMANY.

11:15 AM T1.7
COOPERATIVE LENGTH SCALE OF AROCLOR NEAR ITS DYNAMIC GLASS TRANSITION, Apostolos K. Rizos, Univ of Crete, FORTH, Heraklion , GREECE; Kia L. Ngai, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.

11:30 AM *T1.8
THE EVOLUTION OF STRUCTURAL RELAXATION OF GLYCEROL, Wolfgang Gotze, Technische Univ Munich, Inst for Theoretische Physik, Munich, GERMANY.

SESSION T2: RELAXATION DYNAMICS II
Chairs: C. Austen Angell and Keith A. Nelson
Monday Afternoon, December 2, 1996
Simmons (M)
1:30 PM *T2.1
POLARIZATION EFFECTS AND THE STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF NETWORK LIQUIDS AND GLASSES, Paul A. Madden, Oxford Univ, Physical & Theoretical Chemistry, Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:00 PM *T2.2
DYNAMICS OF A SUPERCOOLED LENNARD-JONES SYSTEM: QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE TESTS OF MODE-COUPLING THEORY, Walter Kob, Johannes Gutenberg-Univ, Inst of Physics, Mainz, GERMANY.

2:30 PM *T2.3
CLUSTER STRUCTURE AND ( tex2html_wrap_inline461 AND tex2html_wrap_inline465 )-REARRANGEMENT MOTIONS OF MOLECULES IN SUPERCOOLED LIQUIDS AND GLASSES, Masaharu Oguni, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Dept of Chemistry, Tokyo, JAPAN.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *T2.4
FROM SPIN GLASS THEORY TO GLASSES, Marc Mezard, Ecole Normale Superiere, Lab de Physique, Paris, FRANCE.

4:00 PM T2.5
FAST SEGMENTAL DYNAMICS IN A GLASS-FORMING POLYMER: PVC. A QUASIELASTIC NEUTRON SCATTERING SUDY, Arantxa Arbe, Univ del Pais Vasco, Dept Fedsica de Materials, San Sebastian, SPAIN; Gerrit Coddens, Lab Leon Brillouin,; Juan Colmenero, Univ del Pais Vasco, Fisica de Materiales, San Sebastian, SPAIN; Bernhard Frick, Inst Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, FRANCE.

4:15 PM T2.6
DIELECTRIC AND RHEOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS IN DIFFERENT MICROSTRUCTURE POLYBUTADIENES: COMPARISION OF TIME-TEMPERATURE SUPERPOSITION BEHAVIORS, Gregory B. McKenna, NIST, Polymers Div, Gaithersburg, MD; Frederick I. Mopsik, NIST, Polymres Div, Gaithersburg, MD; Reiner Zorn, Willner Lutz, Dieter Richter, Forschungszentrum Julich, IFF, Julich, GERMANY.

4:30 PM *T2.7
ANOMALIES OF THE FAST RELAXATION DYNAMICS AT Tg IN STRONG GLASS FORMERS, A. Brodin, L. M. Torell, Chalmers Univ of Technology, Dept of Physics, Goteborg, SWEDEN.

5:00 PM *T2.8
THE TWO STATE MODEL AND NON-ERGODICITY OF GLASS FORMING LIQUIDS ABOVE T tex2html_wrap_inline467 , A. Patkowski, E. W. Fischer, W. Steffen, Max-Planck-Inst, Polymerforschung, Mainz, GERMANY; T. Kanaya, A. Mickiewicz Univ, Inst of Physics, Pozman, POLAND.

SESSION T3: CONTRASTING METALLIC, IONIC, BIO, AND POLYMER SYSTEMS I
Chair: Josef W. Zwanziger
Tuesday Morning, December 3, 1996
Simmons (M)
9:00 AM *T3.1
SYNTHESIS AND PROPERTIES OF BULK METALLIC GLASS-FORMING ALLOYS, William C. Johnson, California Inst of Technology, Dept of Materials Science, Pasadena, CA.

9:30 AM T3.2
CRYSTALLIZATION PATHWAY IN THE BULK METALLIC GLASS Zr tex2html_wrap_inline469 , Susanne Schneider, Univ Goettingen, Physikalisches Inst, Gottingen, GERMANY; P. Thiyagarajan, Argonne National Laboratory, Intense Pulsed Neutr. Source, Argonne, IL; Ulrich Geyer, Univ Goettingen, I. Phys. Inst, Goettingen, GERMANY; William C. Johnson, California Inst of Technology, Dept of Materials Science, Pasadena, CA.

9:45 AM T3.3
SMALL ATOM DIFFUSION AND BREAKDOWN OF STOKES-EINSTEIN RELATION IN THE SUPERCOOLED LIQUID STATE OF ZrTiCuNiBe ALLOYS, Ulrich Geyer, Univ Goettingen, I. Phys. Inst, Goettingen, GERMANY; Susanne Schneider, Univ Goettingen, Physikalisches Inst, Gottingen, GERMANY; Y. Qiu, California Inst of Technology, Dept of Materials Science, Pasadena, CA; Michael-Peter Macht, Hahn-Meitner-Inst, Dept of NM, Berlin, GERMANY; T. A. Tombrello, California Inst of Technology, Pasadena, CA; W. L. Johnson, California Inst of Technology, Dept of Matls Science, Pasadena, CA.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:15 AM *T3.4
METASTABILITY AND PROPERTIES OF METALLIC BULK GLASS FORMING ALLOYS, Hans J. Fecht, Technische Univ Berlin, Dept of MS&E, Berlin, GERMANY.

10:45 AM *T3.5
GLASSFORMING IONIC MELTS AND GLASSY ELECTROLYTES: CONDUCTIVITY SPECTRA AND MODEL CONSIDERATIONS, K. Funke, Univ Munster, Inst Physikalische Chemic, Munster, GERMANY.

11:15 AM T3.6
DYNAMICAL PROCESSES IN INORGANIC GLASSES, Peter F. Green, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; David L. Sidebottom, Sandia National Laboratories, Chemical Engineering/Adv Matls Lab,; Richard K. Brow, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM.

11:30 AM T3.7
DISPERSIVE DIFFUSION IN LIQUID ALKALI SILICATES STUDIED BY MOLECULAR DYNAMIC SIMULATION, John Kieffer, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL.

11:45 AM T3.8
IONIC TRANSPORT IN BORATE AND GERMANATE GLASSES AND LIQUIDS: A tex2html_wrap_inline471 NMR SPIN-LATTICE RELAXATION STUDY, Sabyasachi Sen, Stanford Univ, Dept of Geo & Env Sci, Stanford, CA; Jonathan F. Stebbins, Stanford Univ, Dept of Geological & Environmental Sciences, Stanford, CA.

12:00 PM T3.9
FLUOROZIRCONATES: A MODEL SYSTEM TO UNDERSTANDING GLASS FORMATION, I-Ching Lin, Princeton Univ, Dept of Geosciences, Princeton, NJ; Alexandra Navrotsky, Princeton Univ, Dept of Geological & Geophys Sci, Princeton, NJ.

SESSION T4: CONTRASTING METALLIC, IONIC, BIO, AND POLYMER SYSTEMS II
Chair: Uli Nienhaus
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
Simmons (M)
1:30 PM *T4.1
FROM GLASSES TO PROTEINS: BACK TO GLASSES, Peter G. Wolynes, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, School of Chemical Sciences, Urbana, IL.

2:15 PM *T4.2
PROTEIN AND GLASSES, Hans Frauenfelder, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos, NM.

2:30 PM *T4.3
DYNAMICS AT THE GLASS TRANSISTION IN POLYMERS: RESULTS FROM NEUTRON SPECTROSCOPY, Dieter Richter, Forschungszentrum Julich, IFF, Julich, GERMANY.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM T4.4
HIGHER-ORDER CORRELATIONS IN AMORPHOUS MATERIALS FROM HREM IMAGE SPECKLE ANALYSIS, J Murray Gibson, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Physics & Matls Science, Urbana, IL; M. M.J. Treacy, NEC Research Institute, Princeton, NJ.

3:45 PM T4.5
POSITRON STUDIES OF STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS IN IONIC AND POLYMERIC GLASSES, A. J. Hill, Monash Univ, Faculty of Engineering, Clayton, AUSTRALIA.

4:00 PM T4.6
DYNAMIC FRACTURE IN AMORPHOUS SILICA: MILLION ATOM PARALLEL MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS tex2html_wrap_inline473 , Jinghan Wang, Rajiv K. Kalia, Louisiana State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Baton Rouge, LA; Priya Vashishta, Louisiana State Univ, Concurrent Computing Lab for Matls Simulations, Baton Rouge, LA.

4:15 PM T4.7
THE CHALCOGENIDE GLASSES IN THE LOW-TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING STATE: A ROLE OF THE INTERMEDIATE-RANGE ORDER, Semyon D. Savransky, Far Rockaway, NY.

4:30 PM *T4.8
NETWORK STRUCTURE OF OXIDE GLASSES CONTAINING ALKALI IONS BY DIFFRACTION AND MD SIMULATIONS, Itaru Yasui, Univ of Tokyo, Center for Collaborative Research, Tokyo, JAPAN.

SESSION T5: POSTER SESSION: STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF GLASSES AND GLASS FORMERS
Chairs: C. Austen Angell and John Kieffer
Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1996
8:00 P.M.
Grand Ballroom/Constitution (S)
T5.1
HIGH PRESSURE AND HIGH TEMPERATURE BEHAVIOUR OF AN IONIC MODEL FOR tex2html_wrap_inline475 , Jean-Louis Barrat, Univ de Lyon, Dept of Physic Materials, Villeurbanne, FRANCE; Philippe Gillet, James Badro, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Sciences de la Terre, Lyon, FRANCE.

T5.2
REORIENTATIONAL DYNAMICS OF DIPOLES IN REACTIVE SYSTEMS BY IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY, Jovan Mijovic, Polytechnic Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Brooklyn, NY.

T5.3
CONTROLLED ISOTHERMAL CRYSTALLIZATION ABOVE Tg IN Ni tex2html_wrap_inline477 Mo tex2html_wrap_inline479 P tex2html_wrap_inline481 AND Ni tex2html_wrap_inline477 Mo tex2html_wrap_inline479 B tex2html_wrap_inline481 METALLIC GLASSES, Mikhail I. Petrzhik, Vjacheslav V. Molokanov, Tatiana N. Mikhailova, A.A. Baikov Inst of Metallurgy, Amorphous & Microcrystalline Alloys Lab, Moscow, RUSSIA; Alexander S. Aronin, Inst of Solid State Physics, Electron Microscopy Lab, Moscow, RUSSIA; Galina E. Abrosimova, Inst of Solid State Physics, X-ray Structure Methods Lab, Moscow, RUSSIA.

T5.4
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GLASSY STATE OF BENZOPHENONE AND THE EFFECT OF HEATING RATE FROM THE GLASSY STATE ON SOLIDIFICATION, Paul E. Thoma, John J. Boehm, Johnson Controls Inc, Dept of Central Research, Milwaukee, WI.

T5.5
STRUCTURAL RELAXATION IN Ca-Rb-NO tex2html_wrap_inline489 PROBED BY TIME-DEPENDENT DC CONDUCTIVITY MEASUREMENTS, Andrei G. Pimenov, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst Festkporperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY; Roland Boemer, Johannes Gutenberg-Univ, Inst fur Physikalische Chemie, Mainz, Germany; Alois Loidl, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Festkorperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY.

T5.6
STRUCTURAL STUDIES OF RARE-EARTH DOPED PHOSPHATE GLASSES, Aleksandar Matic, Chalmers Univ of Technology, Dept of Applied Physics, Goteborg, SWEDEN; Robert L McGreevy, Anders Wannberg, Studsvik Neutron Research Laboratory, Dept of NFL, Nykoping, Sweden; Lars Borjesson, Chalmers Univ of Technology, Dept of Applied Physics, Goteborg, SWEDEN.

T5.7
NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDY OF Ca tex2html_wrap_inline489 Al tex2html_wrap_inline493 Si tex2html_wrap_inline489 O tex2html_wrap_inline497 GLASS, Jianguo Zhao, Laurent L. Cormier, Philip H. Gaskell, Cavendish Laboratory, Dept of Physics, Cambridge, UNITED KINDGOM.

T5.8
THE GLASS TRANSITION IN AN IONOMER BLEND OF POLY(PHENYLENE OXIDE) AND POLY(SILOXANE) WITH NANOMETER SIZED DOMAINS, Alan Jones, Pamela Bergquist, Clark Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Worcester, MA; Roger P. Kambour, GE Corp, R & D Ctr, Schenectady, NY; Henri-Noel Migeon, Centre Univ, Lab D'Analyse des Materiaux, Luxembourg City, LUXEMBOURG; Paul T. Inglefield, Clark Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Worcester, MA; Jiefeng Shi, W.L. Gore & Associates, Polymer Products, Elkton, MD; George D. Wignall, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Solid State Div, Oak Ridge, TN; Jean-Paul Martin, Centre Univ, Lab D'Analyse des Materiaux, Luxembourg CIty, LUXEMBOURG.

T5.9
2d LATTICES ON SUBSTRATES WITH RANDOMLY DISTRIBUTED PINNING CENTERS: A POSSIBLE SCALING LAW FOR DOMAIN SIZES, Zhi-Xiong Cai, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Dept of Applied Science, Upton, New York; Surajit Sen, David J. Schummer, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Physics, Buffalo, NY.

T5.10
THE NEW APPROACH TO THE COMPUTER SIMULATION OF DENSE RANDOM PACKING FOR AMORPHOUS MATERIALS, George G. Shapovalov, Inst for Physics, Dept of Theoretical Physics, Kiev, UKRAINE; Alex V. Kondrachuk, Inst for Physics, Theoretical Physics, Kiev, UKRAINE.

T5.11
MD SIMULATION OF STRUCTURE OF SODA-LIME-SILICATE GLASS AND ITS SURFACE, Xianglong Yuan, Alastair N. Cormack, Alfred Univ, NYS College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY.

T5.12
SEPARATION OF DIFFUSIVE JUMP MOTION AND TRAPPED MOTION OF ATOMS IN A GLASS FORMING PROCESS VIA MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION, Jun Matsui, Takashi Odagaki, Morio Fujisaki, Kyushu Univ, Dept of Physics, Fukuoka, JAPAN.

T5.13
THE ENERGY HYPERSPHERE OF A SMALL MODEL GLASS, Andreas Heuer, Max-Planck-Inst, Polymerforschung, Mainz, GERMANY.

T5.14
EFFECT OF SIZE DISPERSITY ON THE MELTING TRANSITION, M. Reza Sadr-Lahijany, Boston Univ, Dept of Center for Polymer Studies & Physics, Boston, MA; Stephen T. Harrington, H. Eugene Stanley, Boston Univ, Dept of Physics, Boston, MA; Purusattam Ray, Inst of Mathematical Sciences, Madras, INDIA.

T5.15
UTILIZING AN ATOMIC FORCE PROBE OF MESOSCOPIC DIELECTRIC FLUCTUATIONS TO STUDY THE GLASS TRANSITION, Lothar E Walther, Nathan Israeloff, Northeastern Univ, Dept of Physics, Boston, MA.

T5.17
PATH DEPENDENCE OF THE FRAGILITY OF POLYMERIC LIQUIDS: CORRELATIONS WITH THERMODYNAMIC AND DYNAMIC PROPERTIES, Dina M. Colucci, Gregory B. McKenna, NIST, Polymers Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

T5.18
COMPARISON OF STRUCTURAL RELAXATION DATA FROM SEVERAL METHODS, Steven N. Crichton, Minoru Tomozawa, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

T5.19
ANISOTROPIC GLASSES: ELABORATION AND INVESTIGATION, Sergei A. Dembovsky, Yu I. Bukin, E. V. Kisterev, S. A. Kozuykhin, Inst of General & Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow, RUSSIA.

T5.20
INTRINSIC AND IMPURITY ACTIVATION PARAMETERS OF VISCOUS FLOW IN GLASS-FORMING LIQUIDS, Elena A. Chechetkina, Inst of General & Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia.

T5.21
QUANTUM CHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF NETWORK REARRANGEMENT AND HYPERVALENT DEFECTS IN VITREOUS GeO tex2html_wrap_inline493 , A. S. Zubin, Inst of New Chemical Problems, Chernogolovka, RUSSIA; O. A. Kondakova, Sergei A. Dembovsky, Inst of General & Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow, RUSSIA.

T5.22
LIQUID-LIQUID PHASE SEPARATION OF MELTS AND GLASSES IN FERRIC FERROUS OXIDE-SILICA SYSTEM, Atsuo Yasumori, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Dept of Inorganic Materials, Tokyo, JAPAN; Satoru Inoue, Nat Inst of Matls & Chem Res, Tsukuba, JAPAN; Masayuki Yamane, Tetsuji Yano, Kiyoshi Okada, Yoshikazu Kameshima, Akio Koike, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Dept of Inorganic Materials, Tokyo, JAPAN.

T5.23
FLUCTUATION MODEL FOR STRUCTURAL RELAXATION AND THE GLASS TRANSITION, Cornelius T. Moynihan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

T5.24
SIMULATION OF PRESSURE EFFECTS ON GLASSES, Yoshiaki Kogure, Teikyo Univ of Science & Tech, Dept of Materials, Yamanashi, JAPAN.

T5.25
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MELT CONDUCTIVITY, MELT VISCOSITY AND ALKALI CONTENT FOR SIX MULTICOMPONENT GLASS SYSTEMS, Sabrina S. Fu, Catholic Univ of America, Vitreous State Lab, Washington, DC.

T5.26
THE EFFECT OF IRON AND OXYGEN ADDITIONS ON THE PROPERTIES OF Zr-Al-Cu-Ni BULK METALLIC GLASS FORMING ALLOYS, Jurgen Eckert, N. Mattern, M. Seidel, L. Schultz, IFW Dresden, IMW, Dresden, GERMANY.

T5.27
SPECTRAL CHARACTERIZATION AND EXCITED-STATE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN RARE EARTH IONS DOPED IN BOROSILICATE AND SOL-GEL GLASSES, Z. Assefa, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemical & Analytical Sciences Div, Oak Ridge, TN; R. G. Haire, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemistry & Analytical Sciences Div, Oak Ridge, TN; Nathan A. Stump, Winston-Salem State Univ, Dept of Physical Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC.

T5.28
COMPARISON OF BIREFRINGENCE AND SECOND HARMONIC GENERATION MEASUREMENTS OF REORIENTATION DYNAMICS IN POLYMERS NEAR Tg: TESTS OF DEBYE-LIKE VS FLUCTUATION RELAXATION MODELS FOR REORIENTATION, John M. Torkelson, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Evanston, IL; Jacob C. Hooker, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL; Wesley R. Burghardt, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Evanston, IL.

T5.29
SPECTROSCOPIC INVESTIGATIONS OF THE NETWORK STRUCTURE IN BOROVANADATE GLASSES, O. Attos, M. Massot, M. S. Mavi, Christian Julien, Univ Pierre et Marie Curie, Lab de Physique des Solides, Paris, FRANCE.

T5.30
BORON/TIN(II)-BASED AMORPHOUS FLUORIDE MATERIALS: THE DOOR TO A NEW CLASS OF FLUORIDE GLASSES?, Georges Y. Denes, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA; Nathalie Bouchard, Veronique Bouliou, Weerasiri Nanayakkara, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Biochem, Montreal, CANADA.

T5.31
VISCOSITY AND GLASS-FORMING ABILITY OF BULK METALLIC GLASS-FORMING LIQUIDS , Ralf Busch, Eric Bakke, William C. Johnson, California Inst of Technology, Dept of Materials Science, Pasadena, CA.

T5.32
OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY OF PENTAVALENT CHROMIUM IONS IN GLASS, Weiyi Jia, Univ of Puerto Rico, Dept of Physics, Mayguez, PR; Huabiao Yuan, D. Cohen, William M. Yen, Univ of Georgia, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Athens, GA; B. G. Aitken, Corning Inc, Technology Group, Corning, NY.

T5.33
DYNAMIC DISORDER IN tex2html_wrap_inline465 -CRISTOBALITE BY ATOMISTIC SIMULATION, Craig Carmer, Simon Phillpot, D. Wolf, Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Div, Argonne, IL.

T5.34
NEW Fe-Ni BASED METALL-METALLOID GLASSY ALLOYS PREPARED BY MECHANICAL ALLOYING AND RAPID SOLIDIFICATION, J. J. Sunol, Univ de Girona, Grup de Nous Matls Dept Eng Ind, Girona, SPAIN; Maria Teresa Clavaguera-Mora, Univ Autonoma Barcelona, Dept Fisica, Bellaterra, SPAIN; Narcis Clavaguera, Univ de Barcelona, Dept Fisica, Barcelona, SPAIN; Trinitat Pradell, Univ Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, SPAIN.

T5.35
SYNTHESIS AND PROPERTIES OF BULK METALLIC GLASSES IN Pd-Ni-P AND Pd-Cu-P ALLOYS, Yi He, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Ctr for Matls Sci, Los Alamos, NM; Ricardo B. Schwarz, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Center for Materials Science, Los Alamos, NM.

T5.36
DIRECT OBSERVATION OF NON-ERGODICITY IN A SUPERCOOLED LIQUID, Mikhail Dzugutov, Royal Inst of Technology, Centre for Parallel Computers, Stockholm, SWEDEN.

T5.37
THE CHEMISTRY, SPECIATION AND STATISTICAL THERMODYNAMICS OF SILICATE MELT SOLUTIONS, Keith D. Keefer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, EMSL Process Science , Richland, WA; L. Rene Corrales, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, EMSL, Richland, WA.

T5.38
BOSON-PEAKS IN GLASSES AND LIQUIDS AS PRIA FACAE EVIDENCE FOR HUBBARD & BEEBY-SIEGEL-MATSUBARA-TAKENO & GODA-...''GENERALIZED-DISORDER COLLECTIVE-BOSON NEGATIVE DISPERSION MODE-SOFTENING UNIVERSALITY-PRINCIPLE'' (G...P):RELATIONS TO PSEU-DOISOTROPIC PSEUDO-UMKLAPP BACKSCATTERING (PIPUB) GENERIC THEORY OF FERMION AND BOSON ANDERSON-RAYLEIGH-POLYA LOCALIZATION, Ed Siegel, Brookline, MA.

T5.39
PULLING OF HIGH-PURITY FIBERS FROM UNDERCOOLED OXIDE MELTS, Richard L. Weber, John Felten, Benjamin Cho, Paul C. Nordine, Containerless Research Inc, Evanston, IL; Waltraud M. Kriven, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL.

T5.40
EFFECTS OF INCREASING ALKALI CONCENTRATION IN SILICA GLASS: A CHARGE-TRANSFER MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION, Luis Guillermo Cota Preciado, Luis Javier Alvarez, UNAM, DGSCA, Mexico, MEXICO.

T5.41
THE GAMMA-RADIATIVE MODIFICATION AND DIELECTRIC RELAXATION OF BUTADIENE RUBBERS , Z. Fazilova, N. Nemkova, Ulmas Gafurov, Inst of Nuclear Physics, Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN.

T5.42
GLASS TRANSITION AND ULTRASONIC RELAXATION IN MONODISPERSE POLYSTYRENE, Abdelhadi Sahnoune, National Research Council, Ind Material Inst, Quebec, CANADA; Luc Piche, National Research Council, Industrial Materials Inst, Boucherville, CANADA.

T5.43
NITRIDATION OF THE BIO-ACTIVE PHOSPHATE GLASS, Haochuan Jiang, William C. LaCourse, Alfred Univ, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY.

SESSION T6: STRUCTURE, ENERGETICS, AND POLYAMORPHISM
Chair: Kia L. Ngai
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
Simmons (M)
8:30 AM *T6.1
POLYAMORPHISM AND LIQUID-LIQUID PHASE TRANSITIONS, Peter H. Poole, Univ of Western Ontario, Dept of Applied Math, London, CANADA.

9:00 AM T6.2
LIQUID AND GLASSY STATE POLYAMORPHISM IN THE SYSTEM Y2O3-AL2O3, Paul F. McMillan, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Biochem, Tempe, AZ; Richard L. Weber, Containerless Research Inc, Evanston, IL; Chung Ho, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Biochem, Tempe, AZ.

9:15 AM *T6.3
THE STRUCTURE OF BORATE GLASSES, Adrian C. Wright, Roger N. Sinclair, Andrew J. Wanless, Univ of Reading, J J Thomson Physical Lab, Reading, UNITED KINGDOM; Natalia M. Vedishecheva, Boris A. Shakhmatkin, Inst of Silicate Chemistry, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA; Steven A. Feller, Coe College, Dept of Physics, Cedar Rapids, IA; Alex C. Hannon, ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Lab, Didcot, UNITED KINGDOM.

9:45 AM BREAK

10:15 AM *T6.4
STRUCTURES OF GLASSES AND LIQUIDS AT THE PARTIAL LEVEL, David C.L. Price, Marie-Louise Saboungi, Argonne National Laboratory, Dept of Matls Science, Argonne, IL.

10:45 AM T6.5
GLASS FORMATION AND LOCAL TOPOLOGICAL INSTABILITY OF ATOMIC STRUCTURE, Takeshi Egami, Univ of Pennsylvania, Dept of MS&E, Philadelphia, PA.

11:00 AM T6.6
INTERMEDIATE RANGE STRUCTURE IN TELLURITE AND BORATE GLASSES, Josef W. Zwanziger, Randall E. Youngman, Sandra L. Tagg, Indiana Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Bloomington, IN.

11:15 AM T6.7
MOLECULAR DYNAMIC SIMULATION OF ANOMALOUS PROPERTIES IN AMORPHOUS SILICA, Brian J. Reardon, John Kieffer, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL; Lucas Duffrene, Saint-Gobain Recherche, Aubervilliers, FRANCE.

11:30 AM *T6.8
CHEMICAL REACTION/NONIDEAL SOLUTION MODEL FOR AMORPHOUS/AMORPHOUS PHASE TRANSITIONS, Cornelius T. Moynihan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, Dept of MS&E, Troy, NY.

SESSION T7: SHORT-TIME AND LOW-TEMPERATURE DYNAMICS
Chair: Marie-Louise Saboungi
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
Simmons (M)
1:30 PM *T7.1
FAST DYNAMICS IN GLASSFORMING SYSTEMS: VIBRATIONS vs RELAXATIONS., Alexei P. Sokolov, Max-Planck-Inst, Dept of Physics, Mainz, GERMANY.

2:00 PM *T7.2
RELAXATION PROCESSES AND THE MIXED ALKALI EFFECT IN ALKALI METASILICATE GLASSES, Junko Habasaki, Isao Okada, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Dept of Electronic Chemistry, Yokohama, JAPAN; Yasuaki Hiwatari, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Faculty of Science, Kanazawa, JAPAN.

2:30 PM *T7.3
SOFT PHONONS AND THE BOSON PEAK IN GLASSES, Lars Borjesson, Chalmers Univ of Technology, Dept of Applied Physics, Goteborg, SWEDEN.

2:45 PM BREAK

3:15 PM *T7.4
THEORETICAL MODELS FOR VIBRATIONAL LIFETIMES IN AMORPHOUS MATERIALS, Raymond L. Orbach, Univ of California-Riverside, Chancellor's Office, Riverside, CA.

3:45 PM *T7.5
PICOSECOND DYNAMICS OF POLYMERS AND GLASSES, Uli Buchenau, Forschungszentrum Julich, Julich, GERMANY.

4:30 PM *T7.7
SHORT-TIME VISCOUS AND DENSITY RELAXATION IN GLYCEROL AND OTP, C. M. Roland, Naval Research Laboratory, Code 6120, Washington, DC; Kia L. Ngai, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.

SESSION T8: GLASS-LIKE SYSTEMS, SIMULATIONS, AND MODELS
Chair: Takeshi Egami
Thursday Morning, December 5, 1996
Simmons (M)
8:30 AM *T8.1
A MICROSCOPIC MODEL FOR RELAXATION IN SUPERCOOLED LIQUIDS AND POLYMER MELTS., Tadeusz Palula, Jan Teichmann, Max-Planck-Inst, Dept of Polymer Research, Mainz, GERMANY.

9:00 AM T8.2
RELATION BETWEEN FRUSTRATION, MICROSTRUCTURE, AND CLUSTER FORMATION IN A SPIN GLASS, Sharon C. Glotzer, NIST, Ctr for Theoretical & Computational , Gaithersburg, MD; A. Coniglio, Univ di Naples, Dept of Physics, Naples, Italy; Naeem Jan, St. Francis Xavier Univ, Dept of Physics, Antigonish, CANADA; Peter H. Poole, Univ of Western Ontario, Dept of Applied Math, London, CANADA.

9:15 AM T8.3
GLASSY AND CRYSTALLINE STATES IN A MODEL WITHOUT DISORDER: SPIN ANALOG OF A STRUCTURAL GLASS, Lei Gu, Bulbul Chakraborty, Brandeis Univ, Dept of Physics, Waltham, MA.

9:30 AM BREAK

10:00 AM T8.4
IDEAL KINETIC GLASS TRANSITION IN SUPERCOOLED WATER, Francesco Sciortino, Piero Tartaglia, Univ "La Sapienza" Roma, Dipartimento di Fisica, Rome, ITALY; Paola Gallo, Sow-Hsin Chen, MIT, Dept of Nuclear Engr, Cambridge, MA.

10:15 AM T8.5
1/f FLUCTUATIONS IN GLASSES: SIGNATURE OF A GLASS PHASE?, Nathan Israeloff, W. Wang, Northeastern Univ, Dept of Physics, Boston, MA.

10:30 AM T8.6
THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF INCLUSION COMPOUNDS: INTERMEDIATE DISORDER, Mary Anne White, Darek Michalski, Dalhousie Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Halifax, CANADA.

10:45 AM T8.7
SLOW DYNAMICS AND GLASS-LIKE BEHAVIOR OF LIQUID CRYSTALS DISPERSED IN NANOPOROUS MEDIA, Fouad M. Aliev, Ghanshyam P. Sinha, Univ of Puerto Rico, Dept of Physics, San Juan, PR.

11:00 AM T8.8
EFFECT OF FREE SURFACES ON THE GLASS TRANSITION TEMPERATURE OF THIN POLYMER FILMS, James A. Forrest, Kari Dalnoki-Veress, James R. Stevens, John R. Dutcher, Univ of Guelph, Dept of Physics, Guelph, ON.

11:15 AM T8.9
tex2html_wrap_inline461 -RELAXATION DYNAMICS IN THIN VS ULTRATHIN POLYMER FILMS NEAR Tg: STUDIES BY SECOND HARMONIC GENERATION AND FLUORESCENCE, David B. Hall, John M. Torkelson, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Evanston, IL; Jacob C. Hooker, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL.

11:30 AM *T8.10
RELAXATION AND VIBRATIONS IN ORGANIC GLASS FORMERS, PROBED BY DIFFERENT SCATTERING TECHNIQUES, Joachim Wuttke, Technische Univ Munich, Dept of Physics, Garching, GERMANY; Winfried Petry, Technische Univ Munich, Physik Dept E13, Garching, GERMANY.

SESSION T9: RELAXATION DYNAMICS III
Chair: Keith A. Nelson
Thursday Afternoon, December 5, 1996
Simmons (M)
1:30 PM *T9.1
THE LIQUID-GLASS TRANSITION IN ORTHOTERPHENYL: COMPARISON WITH THEORETICAL PREDICTIONS, Herman Z. Cummins, Yoon-Hwae Hwang, Guoqing Shen, Gen Li, City College of New York, Dept of Physics, New York, NY.

2:00 PM *T9.2
FAST DYNAMICS IN GLASS FORMING POLYMERS REVISITED, Juan Colmenero, Univ del Pais Vasco, Fisica de Materiales, San Sebastian, SPAIN.

2:30 PM BREAK

2:45 PM *T9.3
TIME-DOMAIN SPECTRAL HOLE BURNING IN THE SLOW RELAXATION OF SUPERCOOLED LIQUIDS, Ralph V. Chamberlin, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Physics & Astronomy, Tempe, AZ; Bernd Schiener, Alois Loidl, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Festkorperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY; Roland Bohmer, Johannes Gutenberg-Univ, Inst fur Physikalische Chemie, Mainz, GERMANY.

3:15 PM *T9.4
DIELECTRIC SPECTROSCOPY AT HIGH FREQUENCIES ON GLASS FORMING LIQUIDS, Peter Lunkenheimer, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Festorperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY; Alois Loidl, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Festkorperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY; Roland Bohmer, Martin Dressel, Andrei G. Pimenov, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Festkorperphysik, Darmstadt, GERMANY.

3:45 PM *T9.5
SUSCEPTIBILITY STUDIES OF GLASSES AND SPIN GLASSES: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES, David Bitko, Susan N. Coppersmith, Robert L. Leheny, Narayan Menon, Sidney R. Nagel, Thomas F. Rosenbaum, Univ of Chicago, The James Franck Inst, Chicago, IL.

4:15 PM T9.6
DYNAMICS IN A NON-FRAGILE INORGANIC POLYMERS, Benoit Ruffle, Claude Ecolivet, Sylvie Beaufils, Janine Etrillard, Yvon Delugeard, Bertrand Toudic, Univ de Rennes I, Groupe Matiere Condensee et Materiaux, Rennes Cedex, FRANCE.

4:30 PM T9.7
VALIDITY OF THE KWW REPRESENTATION OF STRUCTURAL RECOVERY FOR A POLYETHERIMIDE GLASS, Sindee L. Simon, Univ of Pittsburgh, Dept of Chemical Engr, Pittsburgh, PA.

4:45 PM T9.8
TIME AND ENSEMBLE AVERAGED DYNAMIC LIGHT SCATTERING IN ORTHOTERPHENYL ABOVE AND BELOW THE GLASS TRANSITION, David L. Sidebottom, Univ of New Mexico, Dept of Chem & Nucl Engr, Albuquerque, NM; Christopher M. Sorensen, Kansas State Univ, Dept of Physics, Manhattan, KS.

5:00 PM *T9.9
INFLUENCE OF MICROSTRUCTURE ON THE RELAXATIONAL BEHAVIOR OF POLY-BUTADIENE, W. Steffen, A. Patkowski, B. Strube, E. W. Fischer, Max-Planck-Inst, Polymerforschung, Mainz, GERMANY.

SESSION T10/II28: GLASS FORMULATIONS AND PROPERTIES FOR NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT
Chairs: Albert S. Aloy Ned E. Bibler and Pierre Van Iseghem
Friday Morning, December 6, 1996
Staffordshire (W)
8:30 AM T10.1/II28.1
CRYSTALLIZATION KINETICS IN SIMULATED HIGH LEVEL NUCLEAR WASTE GLASS, John D. Vienna, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

8:45 AM T10.2/II28.2
THE KINETICS OF SPINEL CRYSTALLIZATION FROM A HIGH-LEVEL WASTE GLASS, J. G. Reynolds, Pavel Hrma, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

9:00 AM T10.3/II28.3
LIQUIDUS TEMPERATURE OF SPINEL PRECIPITATING HIGH-LEVEL WASTE GLASSES, Martin Mika, John D. Vienna, Pavel Hrma, Michael J. Schweiger, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

9:15 AM T10.4/II28.4
LIQUIDUS TEMPERATURE MODEL FOR HIGH-ZIRCONIA HANFORD HIGH-LEVEL WASTE GLASSES, Jarrod V. Crum, Michael J. Schweiger, Pavel Hrma, John D. Vienna, Donald E. Smith, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

9:30 AM T10.5/II28.5
NEPTUNIUM IMMOBILIZATION AND RECOVERY USING PHASE SEPARATED GLASSES, Thomas F. Meaker, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Aiken, SC; Dave Karraker, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Savannah River Lab, Aiken, SC; William G. Ramsey, John M. Pareizs, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Aiken, SC; Mike Tosten, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Savannah River Lab, Aiken, SC.

9:45 AM T10.6/II28.6
ACTINIDE SOLUBILITY IN LANTHANIDE BOROSILICATE GLASS FOR POSSIBLE IMMOBILIZAITON AND DISPOSITION, Thomas F. Meaker, John M. Pareizs, William G. Ramsey, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Aiken, SC; David K. Peeler, James C. Marra, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Savannah River Lab, Aiken, SC.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM T10.7/II28.7
AMERICIUM/CURIUM EXTRACTION FROM A LANTHANIDE BOROSILICATE GLASS, John M. Pareizs, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Aiken, SC; Amy L. McIntyre, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO; William G. Ramsey, Ned E. Bibler, Westinghouse Savannah River Co, Aiken, SC.

10:45 AM T10.8/II28.8
THE USE OF LASER MICROPROBE-ICP-MS IN THE EXAMINATION OF NUCLEAR WASTE GLASSES, Jean M. Monteith, British Nuclear Fuels PLC, Cumbria, UNITED KINGDOM; Stephen Shuttleworth, Washington Univ, Dept of Earth & Planetary Sciences, St Louis, MO.

11:00 AM T10.9/II28.9
DIRECT CONVERSION OF HALOGEN-CONTAINING WASTES TO BOROSILICATE GLASS, Charles W. Forsberg, E. C. Beahm, J. C. Rudolph, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

11:15 AM T10.10/II28.10
A DIRECT, SINGLE-STEP PLASMA ARC-VITREOUS CERAMIC PROCESS FOR STABILIZING SPENT NUCLEAR FUELS, Xiangdong Feng, R. E. Einziger, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA ; R. C. Eschenbach, Retech Inc, Div of , Ukiah, CA.

11:30 AM T10.11/II28.11
FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE OF AMERICIUM IN SELECTED IMMOBILIZAITON GLASSES, R. G. Haire, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemistry & Analytical Sciences Div, Oak Ridge, TN; Nathan A. Stump, Winston-Salem State Univ, Dept of Physical Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC.

11:45 AM T10.12/II28.12
SPECTROSCOPIC INVESTIGATIONS OF NEPTUNIUM'S AND PLUTONIUM'S OXIDATION STATES IN SOL-GEL GLASSES: VARIATIONS WITH INITIAL VALANCE AND THERMAL HISTORY, Nathan A. Stump, Winston-Salem State Univ, Dept of Physical Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC; R. G. Haire, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemistry & Analytical Sciences Div, Oak Ridge, TN; Sheng Dai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemical Technology Div, Oak Ridge, TN.