Enhanced Surface Crystallization of Chromium(III)-Doped Lithium Lanthanum Borate Glasses due to Ultrasonic Treatment

Yong Ding, Yoshinari Miura, Tokuro Nanba, Akiyoshi Osaka

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Precipitation of LaBO3 on the surface of a glass of composition 0.1Cr2O3·25Li2O·10La2O3·65B2O3 (in mol%) was enhanced due to ultrasonic surface treatment (UST) with aqueous and ethanol suspensions of LaBO3 particles. The aqueous suspension gave a higher efficiency than the ethanol suspension. The crystallites were almost uniform in size distribution, and grew irregularly: increase-decrease-increase in size when heated at 580°C. Preferred growth of (200) was detected. The mechanism of UST enhanced crystallization is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)618-623
Number of pages6
Journaljournal of the society of materials science, japan
Issue number489
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994



  • Crystallization
  • Glass
  • Surface
  • Suspension
  • Ultrasonic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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