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Title: Curie-Weiss behavior of liquid structure and ideal glass state

Abstract

We present the results of a structural study of metallic alloy liquids from high temperature through the glass transition. We use high energy X-ray scattering and electro-static levitation in combination with molecular dynamics simulation and show that the height of the first peak of the structure function, S(Q) -1, follows the Curie-Weiss law. The structural coherence length is proportional to the height of the first peak, and we suggest that its increase with cooling may be related to the rapid increase in viscosity. The Curie temperature is negative, implying an analogy with spin-glass. The Curie-Weiss behavior provides a pathway to an ideal glass state, a state with long-range correlation without lattice periodicity, which is characterized by highly diverse local structures, reminiscent of spin-glass.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]; ORCiD logo [6];  [7]
  1. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States); Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
  2. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  3. Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO (United States)
  4. Korea Research Inst. of Standards and Science, Daejeon (Korea, Republic of); Univ. of Science and Technology, Daejon (Korea, Republic of)
  5. Seoul National Univ. (South Korea)
  6. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States)
  7. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1607208
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Scientific Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Ryu, C. W., Dmowski, W., Kelton, K. F., Lee, G. W., Park, E. S., Morris, J. R., and Egami, T. Curie-Weiss behavior of liquid structure and ideal glass state. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-54758-y.
Ryu, C. W., Dmowski, W., Kelton, K. F., Lee, G. W., Park, E. S., Morris, J. R., & Egami, T. Curie-Weiss behavior of liquid structure and ideal glass state. United States. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-54758-y
Ryu, C. W., Dmowski, W., Kelton, K. F., Lee, G. W., Park, E. S., Morris, J. R., and Egami, T. Mon . "Curie-Weiss behavior of liquid structure and ideal glass state". United States. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-54758-y. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1607208.
@article{osti_1607208,
title = {Curie-Weiss behavior of liquid structure and ideal glass state},
author = {Ryu, C. W. and Dmowski, W. and Kelton, K. F. and Lee, G. W. and Park, E. S. and Morris, J. R. and Egami, T.},
abstractNote = {We present the results of a structural study of metallic alloy liquids from high temperature through the glass transition. We use high energy X-ray scattering and electro-static levitation in combination with molecular dynamics simulation and show that the height of the first peak of the structure function, S(Q) -1, follows the Curie-Weiss law. The structural coherence length is proportional to the height of the first peak, and we suggest that its increase with cooling may be related to the rapid increase in viscosity. The Curie temperature is negative, implying an analogy with spin-glass. The Curie-Weiss behavior provides a pathway to an ideal glass state, a state with long-range correlation without lattice periodicity, which is characterized by highly diverse local structures, reminiscent of spin-glass.},
doi = {10.1038/s41598-019-54758-y},
journal = {Scientific Reports},
number = 1,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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