Configurational constraints on glass formation in the liquid calcium aluminate system

@article{Drewitt2019ConfigurationalCO,
  title={Configurational constraints on glass formation in the liquid calcium aluminate system},
  author={James W. E. Drewitt and Sandro Jahn and Louis Hennet},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
  year={2019},
  volume={2019}
}
We report new time-resolved synchrotron x-ray diffraction (SXRD) measurements to track structural transformations in calcium-aluminate (CaO)x(Al2O3)1−x liquids during glass formation, and review recent progress in neutron diffraction with isotope substitution (NDIS) experiments, combined with aspherical ion model molecular dynamics (AIM-MD) simulations, to identify the atomic-scale configurational constraints on glass-forming ability. The time-resolved measurements reveal substantial changes in… 
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