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Aluminum oxynitride's resistance to impact and erosion
Author(s): Edward A. Maguire; James K. Rawson; Randal W. Tustison
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Paper Abstract

Aluminum oxynitride (ALON) is a polycrystalline ceramic material useful for windows, domes, and other optical elements. It is transparent in the visible to mid-wavelength infrared. Data is presented on the affects of impacts with sand and water particles on polished surfaces. Velocities up to 690 m/sec were used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2286, Window and Dome Technologies and Materials IV, (28 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.187372
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Edward A. Maguire, Raytheon Research Div. (United States)
James K. Rawson, Raytheon Research Div. (United States)
Randal W. Tustison, Raytheon Research Div. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2286:
Window and Dome Technologies and Materials IV
Paul Klocek, Editor(s)

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