10. Diffusion in Noncrystalline Materials

  1. Robert W. Balluffi,
  2. Samuel M. Allen and
  3. W. Craig Carter

Published Online: 30 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471749311.ch10

Kinetics of Materials

Kinetics of Materials

How to Cite

Balluffi, R. W., Allen, S. M. and Carter, W. C. (2005) Diffusion in Noncrystalline Materials, in Kinetics of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471749311.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471246893

Online ISBN: 9780471749318



  • diffusion;
  • non-crystalline materials;
  • free-volume metals;
  • amorphous metals;
  • glassy polymers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Free-Volume Model for Liquids

  • Diffusion in Amorphous Metals

  • Small Atoms (Molecules) in Glassy Polymers

  • Alkali Ions in Network Oxide Glasses

  • Diffusion of Polymer Chains

  • Bibliography