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Baria-alkali-silica Glass vs. Aluminum Nitride

Baria-alkali-silica glass belongs to the glass and glass-ceramics classification, while aluminum nitride belongs to the non-oxide engineering ceramics. There are 9 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (13, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is baria-alkali-silica glass and the bottom bar is aluminum nitride.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 3.0
2.9 to 3.3
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 80
Electrical Dissipation At 1 Hz 0.0034
Electrical Dissipation At 1 MHz 0.0022
0.00020 to 0.0010
Electrical Resistivity Order of Magnitude, 10x Ω-m 12
10 to 12
Flexural Strength, MPa 34
190 to 400
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
55 to 63
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
69 to 80
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.5
4.2 to 5.4