9. Glasses and the Third Law of Thermodynamics

  1. Dr. habil. Jürn W. P. Schmelzer1,
  2. Prof. Ivan S. Gutzow2,
  3. Prof. Oleg V. Mazurin Ph.D., D.Sc.3,
  4. Prof. Alexander I. Priven Ph.D., D.Sc.3,4,
  5. Dr. Snejana V. Todorova5 and
  6. Dr. Boris P. Petroff6
  1. Prof. Ivan S. Gutzow2 and
  2. Dr. habil. Jürn W. P. Schmelzer1

Published Online: 22 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636532.ch9

Glasses and the Glass Transition

Glasses and the Glass Transition

How to Cite

Schmelzer, J. W. P., Gutzow, I. S., Mazurin, O. V., Priven, A. I., Todorova, S. V. and Petroff, B. P. (2011) Glasses and the Third Law of Thermodynamics, in Glasses and the Glass Transition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636532.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany

  2. 2

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria

  3. 3

    Thermex, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

  4. 4

    ITC Inc., St Petersburg, Russia

  5. 5

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Geophysical Institute, Sofia, Bulgarien

  6. 6

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Solid State Physics, Sofia, Bulgarien

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Physik, Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany

  2. 2

    Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527409686

Online ISBN: 9783527636532

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Keywords:

  • third law of thermodynamics;
  • zero-point entropy calculations;
  • Szilard's principle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Brief Historical Recollection

  • The Classical Thermodynamic Approach

  • Nonequilibrium States and Classical Thermodynamic Treatment

  • Zero-Point Entropy of Glasses and Defect Crystals: Calculations and Structural Dependence

  • Thermodynamic and Kinetic Invariants of the Glass Transition

  • Experimental Verification of the Existence of Frozen-in Entropies

  • Principle of Thermodynamic Correspondence and Zero-Point Entropy Calculations

  • A Recapitulation: the Third Principle of Thermodynamics in Nonequilibrium States