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Optical and mechanical properties of fluorophosphate glasses for IR transmission
Author(s): Joseph A. Wysocki; Monika J. Liepmann
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Paper Abstract

The use of fluorophosphate glasses for transmission in the mid IR and as optical fibers have been attempted for the first time. These materials are easy to prepare and are of relatively low cost. They can be attractively compared to either chalcogenide or heavy metal fluoride glasses for midIR transmission. Preparation techniques mechanical and optical properties are reported. 1 .

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Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1327, Properties and Characteristics of Optical Glass II, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22539
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Joseph A. Wysocki, Hughes Research Lab. (United States)
Monika J. Liepmann, Schott Glass Technologies, Inc. (United States)


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

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