Theory of structural glasses and supercooled liquids.

@article{Lubchenko2007TheoryOS,
  title={Theory of structural glasses and supercooled liquids.},
  author={V. Lubchenko and P. Wolynes},
  journal={Annual review of physical chemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={58},
  pages={
          235-66
        }
}
We review the random first-order transition theory of the glass transition, emphasizing the experimental tests of the theory. Many distinct phenomena are quantitatively predicted or explained by the theory, both above and below the glass transition temperature T(g). These include the following: the viscosity catastrophe and heat-capacity jump at T(g), and their connection; the nonexponentiality of relaxations and their correlation with the fragility; dynamic heterogeneity in supercooled liquids… Expand
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