1 January 1991 Optical characteristics of the Teflon AF fluoro-plastic materials
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Abstract
Chemical, optical and mechanical characteristics of two new fluoro-plastic materials, Teflon AF 1600 and Teflon AF 2400, are discussed, and several potential application possibilities are suggested. These materials have the unique properties of being optically transparent in the visible and near IR. They have very low indices of refraction and exhibit a relatively low dispersion. It is concluded that the Teflon AF family of fluoroplastics will offer significant uses in both bulk and thin film applications.
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Jay H. Lowry, Joseph S. Mendlowitz, N. S. Subramanian, "Optical characteristics of the Teflon AF fluoro-plastic materials", Proc. SPIE 1330, Optical Surfaces Resistant to Severe Environments, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.47534; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.47534
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Coating

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