20 May 2011 Transparent ceramics for demanding optical applications
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Transparent ceramics are finding applications is demanding optical applications were traditional mineral salts and amorphous materials are limited and single crystals are not practical. Polycrystalline ceramics offer a unique combination of mechanical, electrical and optical properties that allow window and dome applications and possibilities that were previously not possible. Transparent ceramics are being developed for use in a number of applications with each material possessing a distinctive set of properties that address a particular application. The current status of CeraNova's fine grain transparent ceramic programs for dome and window applications will be presented with emphasis on their exceptional properties for specific applications.
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Mark Parish, Mark Parish, Marina Pascucci, Marina Pascucci, Normand Corbin, Normand Corbin, Brenda Puputti, Brenda Puputti, Guerlyne Chery, Guerlyne Chery, Jason Small, Jason Small, } "Transparent ceramics for demanding optical applications", Proc. SPIE 8016, Window and Dome Technologies and Materials XII, 80160B (20 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.884409; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.884409
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