Physical properties and MAS-NMR studies of titanium phosphate-based glasses
Kiani, Azadeh, Cahill, Lindsay S., Abou Neel, Ensanya Ali, Hanna, John V., Smith, Mark E. and Knowles, Jonathan C.. (2010) Physical properties and MAS-NMR studies of titanium phosphate-based glasses. Materials Chemistry and Physics, Vol.120 (No.1). pp. 68-74. ISSN 0254-0584Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2009.10.02...
In this study, for a series phosphate-based glasses ((P2O5)(0.45)(CaO)(0.3)(Na2O)(0.25-x)(TiO2)(x) 0 <= x <= 0.15), their degradation, ion release, surface and thermal properties have been determined. The results show that adding TiO2 was associated with a significant increase in density and glass transition temperature, but a decrease in degradation rate and ion release. P-31 solid-state magic-angle-spinning nuclear magnetic resonance (MAS-NMR) showed that the local structure of the glasses changes with increasing TiO2 content. As TiO2 is incorporated into the glass, the phosphate connectivity increases as Q(1) units transform to Q(2), confirming that an increase in the nominal TiO2 content correlates unequivocally with an increase in glass stability. As reported for titania-silica gets, Ti4+ is clearly adopting a network former role in these phosphate-based glasses. Na-23 MAS-NMR results corroborate this phenomenon with a marked upfield trend of the Na-23 isotropic chemical shift suggesting that the local Na-O bond distances are decreasing within a more condensed glass network upon increased incorporation of TiO2. (C) 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Materials Chemistry and Physics|
|Date:||15 March 2010|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 68-74|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), NSERC Canada|
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