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4 June 2013 Transparent ceramics for sensor applications
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Transparent ceramics are finding applications in 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 material properties for specific applications.
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Mark V. Parish, Marina R. Pascucci, Normand Corbin, and Brenda Puputti "Transparent ceramics for sensor applications", Proc. SPIE 8708, Window and Dome Technologies and Materials XIII, 870805 (4 June 2013);

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