Computer simulation of structures of silicate melts and glasses.

Y. Matsui, K. Kawamura

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Abstract

The method of computer 'experiments' to construct three-dimensional structural configurations is outlined, with particular reference to molecular dynamics calculations. Examples are given for SiO2, MgSiO3 and CaAl2Si2O8 melts at 2000 K. The calculations are extremely time-consuming and hence expensive even on the fastest computers available; a problem is thus to obtain a compromise between science and economy.-R.A.H.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-23
Number of pages21
JournalUnknown Journal
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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