TC19: Surface Properties

Vision of TC19

The future work of TC19 should be more oriented as a market place for exchange of expertise. The members discussed the preparation of individual working groups, which present their work once a year. A time-line for participants to be agreed prior to the start of an activity.

There is a need to understand the reasons behind differences in measured data since through this understanding improved data quality can result. The current XRD round robin is a good example where the crystallite size differences between laboratories need to be understood.

TC19 provides networking opportunities with other members and with other Technical Committees. Links with other TCs could be strengthened.

All TC19 members have SEM and AFM and most have ToF-SIMS. These core techniques provide the means of engaging most participants although individual collaborations around other techniques could also take place.

Round robins are a tool to help with collaborations.


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Actions in 2018 and planned activities for 2019

The Committee organized a session on “Advanced Surface Characterization of Multicomponent Glasses” at the 2018 ICG Annual Meeting at Yokohama, Japan, held on September 23-26, 2018. Dr. Shin-ichi Amma made significant contributions by taking the lead on organizing the session. Seong Kim gave an invited talk on “Vibrational Spectroscopic Study of Silicate Network Structure and Hydrous Species in Glass” and Joachim Deubener gave another invited talk on “Alterations of Glass Surfaces and Functional Coatings for Energy Conversion Systems”.  Additionally, there were 5 contributed oral presentations and 4 poster presentations.

Another main activity is the preparation of a technical session in the 25th International Congress on Glass (ICG 2019) which will be held in Boston, Mass., June 9-14, 2019. It is “Session 6: Glass Surfaces (ICG TC19)” in “Symposium 2: Glass Physics”. The invited speakers are Dr. Paula Clark from Tascon, Dr. Temel Buyuklimanli (EAG), Dr. Volker Rupertus (Schott), Dr. Robert Schaut (Corning), Dr. Nick Smith (Corning), and Prof. Nikolas Podraza (U. Toledo). These invited speakers will discussions on state-of-the-art developments in surface analysis as well as surface science issues in pharmaceutical and display glasses. The TC19 is also planning to have a committee meeting on June 9th at the conference hotel for future planning.

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Amma, Shin-Ichi
Ctvrtlik, Radim
Farnworth, Mark
Garofalini, Steve
Gin, Stephane
Greiner-Wronowa, Elzbieta
Helebrant, Ales
Jain, Himanshu
Kim, Seong H. (Prof.) Committee Position: Chair
Komine, Yuko
Kuhr, Markus
Linford, Matthew Committee Position: Vice Chair
Montigaud, Herve
Pantano, Carlo
Ryan, Joseph
Schaut, Robert
Smith, Nick
Sokmen, Ilkay Committee Position: Vice Chair
Yamamoto, Yuichi

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TC19: Surface Properties
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Pennsylvania State University
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