News tagged with glass structure

Wood windows are cooler than glass

Engineers at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) demonstrate in a new study that windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and better ...

dateAug 16, 2016 in Materials Science
shares143 comments 11

Structural origin of glass transition

A University of Tokyo research group has demonstrated through computer simulations that the enhancement of fluctuations in a liquid's structure plays an important role as a liquid becomes a solid near the glass-transition ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Condensed Matter
shares15 comments 0

Is glass a true solid?

Does glass ever stop flowing? Researchers at the University of Bristol and Kyoto University have combined computer simulation and information theory, originally invented for telephone communication and cryptography, to answer ...

dateJan 21, 2015 in Condensed Matter
shares116 comments 2