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News From Classical Optical Glasses
Author(s): Georg Gliemeroth
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Paper Abstract

Design and technology of modern optical systems in the visible part of the spectrum demand for more and more sophisticated glasses with regard to special properties. Athermal behavior of optical data, extreme low fluorescence and scattering, the stabilization against any kind of radiation and high transmission and chemical stability against the different aggressive media are some of the topics of interest beside the basic information of refractive index, its dependence on wavelength and relative partial dispersion. The current status of these demands, some thought about basic limitations and their future aspects of improving these properties are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 1983
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0400, New Optical Materials, (18 September 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935475
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Georg Gliemeroth, Schott Glaswerke (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0400:
New Optical Materials
Solomon Musikant; Josette Dupuy, Editor(s)

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