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September 22, 2009

Simulation of glasses and glass-forming liquids after two decades: some perspectives

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We comment on the current status of molecular dynamics and ion dynamics computer simulation studies with respect to advances in understanding of glass formation from viscous liquids, and suggest a classification of current glass and viscous liquid problems in terms of their accessibility to study by computer simulation methods, giving examples in each class. In class C are the problems which are accessible with modest computing facilities and one case, in which the fragility of alternative polymorphic forms of vitreous SiO//2 is assessed, is treated in some detail. (Author abstract) 37 Refs.

Angell, C.A.

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