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Large Diameter Germanium Single Crystals For IR Optics
Author(s): G. Gafni; M. Azoulay; C. Shiloh; Y. Noter; A. Saya; H. Galron; M. Roth
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Paper Abstract

Large single crystals, up to 8" diameter, of high quality Optical Germanium, have been grown by the Czochralski technique. Post-growth thermal treatment improves the optical homogeneity and reduces optical losses, as shown by refractive index gradients and MTF measurements. A new approach for the piecewise combination of interferograms as well as a polychromatic treatment of MTF, are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0819, Infrared Technology XIII, (10 November 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941806
Show Author Affiliations
G. Gafni, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
M. Azoulay, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
C. Shiloh, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
Y. Noter, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
A. Saya, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
H. Galron, Soreq Nuclear Research Center (Israel)
M. Roth, Hebrew University Jerusalem (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0819:
Infrared Technology XIII
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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