Chemistry of Hello: Making the Glass of Tomorrow
It's probably the only brand of glass that you know by name. Join Timothy Gross as he explains the chemistry that made Corning the number one name in glass for portable electronics. Learn the basics of glass chemistry and ion-exchange strengthening as well as the damage resistance of ion-exchanged Corning® Gorilla® Glass in terms of fracture mechanics.
What You Will Learn
- The basics of glass chemistry and structure.
- Ion-exchange strengthening of alkali containing glasses.
- Fracture mechanics and the damage resistance of Corning® Gorilla® Glass.
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The Fine Print
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