Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 12, Issue 5, pp 449–456 | Cite as

Cluster effects on optical properties of glass-metal nanocomposites

  • G C Das
  • D Chakravorty


Optical absorption characteristics in a glass-metal nanocomposite system involving bismuth metal have been analysed using effective medium theories with a model incorporating single strand chains andfcc clusters of metallic bismuth particles. The computed values show fair agreement with experimental data.


Nanocomposites optical absorption effective medium theory constrained optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G C Das
    • 1
  • D Chakravorty
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical EngineeringJadavpur UniversityCalcuttaIndia
  2. 2.Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, JadavpurCalcuttaIndia

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