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Effect of small silica additions on the properties and structure of calcium aluminate glasses
Author(s): Paige L. Higby; Celia I. Merzbacher; Ishwar D. Aggarwal; E. Joseph Friebele
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Paper Abstract

Calcium aluminate glasses are transparent to a longer wavelength than silicate gI asses. However it is well known that they are difficult to form into conventional optics due to their high tendency to crystallize. To increase the understanding of aluminate glasses a study of the effect of small silica additions on such properties as viscosity and crystallization tendency has been combined with a study of such optical properties as infrared cut-off and UVVis-NIR spectroscopy. 1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1327, Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass II, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22531
Show Author Affiliations
Paige L. Higby, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Celia I. Merzbacher, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Ishwar D. Aggarwal, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
E. Joseph Friebele, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1327:
Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass II
Alexander J. Marker, Editor(s)

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