Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Thermal Conductivity in Insulating Glasses

  • M. D. Kluge
  • J. L. Feldman
  • J. Q. Broughton
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 112)


In amorphous solids anharmonicity may either decrease thermal conductivity, as in crystals, due to increased phonon-phonon scattering, or it may increase K by permitting localized vibrational modes to interact among themselves or with extended modes.




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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. D. Kluge
    • 1
  • J. L. Feldman
    • 1
  • J. Q. Broughton
    • 1
  1. 1.Complex Systems Theory BranchNaval Research LaboratoryUSA

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