Experimental procedures to evaluate the fictive temperature (TF) of synthetic silica glass were developed using ultrasonic microspectroscopy (UMS) technology by measuring longitudinal-wave velocity (Vl). Two kinds of commercial synthetic silica glass (without and with water) were demonstrated, resulting in the establishment of calibration lines between V l and TF with a resolution within 1 °C and clear observation of their hydroxyl (OH) dependences. This ultrasonic method and system will be extremely useful and effective for improving mass-production conditions of glass ingots as well as for conducting basic studies on glass science.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)