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Thermal Shock Testing Of Optical Ceramics
Author(s): D. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

A summary is presented of the various techniques for measuring the resistance to failure from thermal stresses of optical ceramics - glasses, polycrystalline ceramics and composites. This includes lengthy discussion of the more popular and more useful test techniques and recommendations for use of these tests and other techniques for treating problems with thermally induced stresses in optical materials and components.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0297, Emerging Optical Materials, (26 February 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932493
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D. Lewis, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0297:
Emerging Optical Materials
Solomon Musikant, Editor(s)

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