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Optical properties of glasses in the system CaO-Al2O3-B2O3
Author(s): Rajiv Kudesia; L. David Pye; Robert A. Condrate; Joseph S. Hayden
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Paper Abstract

The optical properties of the CaO-Al2O3-B2O3 glasses are reported in this paper. The variation of refractive index, dispersion, ultra-violet absorption and density with composition is in agreement with the dielectric properties results previously published. Inflections in the physical property curves are discussed in terms of formation of the non- bridging oxygens. Infrared spectroscopy suggests the presence of the boroxol groups up to 40 mol% CaO. The tetraborate groups gradually diminish on increasing the CaO concentration higher than 25 mol%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 October 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2287, Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass III, (21 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.190945
Show Author Affiliations
Rajiv Kudesia, Alfred Univ. (United States)
L. David Pye, Alfred Univ. (United States)
Robert A. Condrate, Alfred Univ. (United States)
Joseph S. Hayden, Schott Glass Technologies Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2287:
Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass III
Alexander J. Marker, Editor(s)

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