Proceedings PaperAluminate Glasses - A Review
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A review of the preparation, characterization and properties of aluminate glasses is presented. The review begins with a discussion of the theory of glass formation and its application to aluminate glasses, and continues with a listing of glass-forming aluminate compositions. It concludes with an overview of the optical properties of these glasses, especially infra-red transmission. A few remarks are offered regarding potential research and application of these glasses.