Noteworthy Patents, Publications, and Presentations

Patents:

Issued:

  • Varshneya, Arun K. “Transparent armor systems, methods for making and methods for using” U.S. Patent No. 9,162,426 B2. Issued: 20 Oct. 2015.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. “Method for making strengthened glass.” U.S. Patent No. 8,959,953 B2. Issued: 24 Feb. 2015.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. “Chemically strengthened lithium aluminosilicate glass having high strength effective to resist fracture upon flexing.” U.S. Patent No. 8,304,078 B2. Issued: 6 Nov. 2012.

Published:

  • Varshneya, Arun K., Garrett A. Olson, and Patrick K. Kreski. “STRENGTHENED GLASS AND METHODS FOR MAKING UTILIZING ELECTRIC FIELD ASSIST.” U.S. Patent No. 20,150,166,407. Published: 18 Jun. 2015.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. “STRENGTHENED GLASS.” U.S. Patent No. 20,150,158,756. Published: 11 Jun. 2015.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. and Patrick K. Kreski. ” Strengthened glass and methods for making using heat treatment.” U.S. Patent No. 20,140,178,663 A1. Published: 26 Jun. 2014.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. and Patrick K. Kreski. ” Strengthened glass and methods for making using differential time.” U.S. Patent No. 20,140,178,689 A1. Published: 26 Jun. 2014.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. and Patrick K. Kreski. ” Strengthened glass and methods for making using differential density.” U.S. Patent No. 20,140,178,690 A1. Published: 26 Jun. 2014.
  • Varshneya, Arun K. and Patrick K. Kreski. ” Strengthened glass and methods for making using differential chemistry.” U.S. Patent No. 20,140,178,691 A1. Published: 26 Jun. 2014.

Publications:

  • Arun K. Varshneya, Mechanical model to simulate buildup and relaxation of stress during glass chemical strengthening, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 433, 1 February 2016, Pages 28-30, ISSN 0022-3093
  • Arun K. Varshneya, Garrett A. Olson, Patrick K. Kreski and Prabhat K. Gupta, Buildup and relaxation of stress in chemically strengthened glass, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 427, 1 November 2015, Pages 91-97, ISSN 0022-3093
  • Phillip Jannotti, Ghatu Subhash, Arun K. Varshneya, Impact-induced deformation mechanisms in unstrengthened and chemically strengthened glass bars, International Journal of Impact Engineering, Volume 75, January 2015, Pages 53-64, ISSN 0734-743X
  • Patrick K. Kreski, Arun K. Varshneya, Alastair N. Cormack, Investigation of ion-exchange ‘stuffed’ glass structures by molecular dynamics simulation, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 358, Issue 24, 15 December 2012, Pages 3539-3545, ISSN 0022-3093
  • Phillip Jannotti, Ghatu Subhash, Peter Ifju, Patrick K. Kreski, Arun K. Varshneya, Influence of ultra-high residual compressive stress on the static and dynamic indentation response of a chemically strengthened glass, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 32, Issue 8, July 2012, Pages 1551-1559, ISSN 0955-2219
  • Xinwei Wu, Arun K. Varshneya, Rüdiger Dieckmann, Sodium tracer diffusion in glasses of the type (Na2O)0.2(B2O3)y(SiO2)0.8-y, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 357, Issue 21, 1 November 2011, Pages 3661-3669, ISSN 0022-3093
  • Arun K. Varshneya, The physics of chemical strengthening of glass: Room for a new view, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 356, Issues 44–49, 1 October 2010, Pages 2289-2294, ISSN 0022-3093

Conference Presentations:

  • “Mechanical Models for Viscoelastic Relaxation During Ion Exchange in Glass”, (Invited). Arun K. Varshneya, Patrick K. Kreski, & Prabhat K. Gupta. Paper number GOMD-S3-065-2015. Annual meeting of the Glass & Optical Materials Division meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 19, 2015, Miami FL.
  • “Warp reduction during chemical strengthening of float-produced thin flat soda-lime silicate glasses:  I, Thermal treatment”, Arun K. Varshneya, Patrick K. Kreski, & Garrett A. Olson, Paper number GOMD-S3-066-2015. Annual meeting of the Glass & Optical Materials Division meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 19, 2015, Miami FL.
  • “Warp reduction during chemical strengthening of float-produced thin flat soda-lime silicate glasses: II, Differential methods”, Arun K. Varshneya, Patrick K. Kreski, & T. Andrew Goldberg, Paper number GOMD-S3-067 2015. Annual meeting of the Glass & Optical Materials Division meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 19, 2015, Miami FL.
  • “Dilation Anomaly in Ion-Exchange Strengthening”, Prabhat Gupta*,**, Patrick Kreski*, & Arun Varshneya*, Paper number GOMD-S3-064-2015. Annual meeting of the Glass & Optical Materials Division meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 19, 2015, Miami FL.
  • “High Temperature Relaxation of Alkali Stuffed Silicate Glasses by Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Patrick Kreski, Arun K. Varshneya and Alastair N. Cormack. 1st Joint meeting of the Deutsche Glastechnische Geselschaft and the Glass & Optical Materials Division, Aachen May 27, 2014.
  • “Buildup and relaxation of surface compression in chemically strengthened glass”, (Invited). Patrick K. Kreski, Arun K. Varshneya, and Garrett A. Olson, 1st Joint meeting of the Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft and the Glass & Optical Materials Division, Aachen (Germany), May 27, 2014.
  • “Chemical Durability of Glass”, (Invited). Lecture to the Polish Ceramic Society, Krakow (Poland) May 19, 2014.
  • “Essential Structural Features of ‘Stuffing’ Alkali Accommodation in Ion-Exchanged Silicate Glasses from Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Kreski P.K, Varshneya A. K., Cormack A.N, (XXIII International Congress on Glass. Prague July 2013.

Presentations:

  • Made a presentation to the Alfred Lions’ Club entitled, “No, Tammy, there is no such thing as an unbreakable glass”, February 11, 2016, Alfred NY.
  • Dr. Varshneya delivers a plenary lecture entitled, “ Chemical Strengthening of Glass” at the International Commission on Glass annual meeting, Bangkok (Thailand), September 22, 2015.
  • Conducted 6- hour short course entitled, “Instabilities in Glass”, to industrial participants and university students during the International Commission on Glass meeting, Bangkok (Thailand) Sept 20, 2015.
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