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Temperature-dependent dispersion fitting for a recent infrared glass catalog
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Paper Abstract

Optical design requires an accurate knowledge of the dispersion functions for the materials in each lens. For systems to work over a wide range of temperature, knowing the temperature dependence of these functions is as important as knowing the coefficients of thermal expansion. The dispersion curves of several NRL-developed infrared glasses were measured over a temperature range that spanned, at minimum, -20°C to 60°C. Details concerning the data fidelity, data modeling, fit results, and physical implications of the results will be provided in this work.

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Date Published: 19 June 2019
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10998, Advanced Optics for Imaging Applications: UV through LWIR IV, 1099804 (19 June 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2518494
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Guy Beadie, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Erik Stover, M3 Measurement Solutions (United States)
Daniel Gibson, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10998:
Advanced Optics for Imaging Applications: UV through LWIR IV
Jay N. Vizgaitis; Peter L. Marasco; Jasbinder S. Sanghera, Editor(s)

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