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12:30 PM

MSE Seminar: “Lansdcapes of Glass”

November 4 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Auditorium, LRSM Building, 3231 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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If cooled sufficiently quickly, the disorder of a liquid can be "quenched" or locked in place; the resulting amorphous solid is glass. Although it appears to be solid on human timescales, glass continues to creep due to thermal vibrations at the molecular scale. Consider now a pile of sand; it too is a disordered system, […]

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