1 July 2014 Multispectral optics designs using expanded glass map
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Proceedings Volume 9070, Infrared Technology and Applications XL; 90702G (2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2050624
Event: SPIE Defense + Security, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Abstract
We report new materials that transmit from 0.9 to > 14 μm in wavelength and fill up the glass map for multispectral optics having refractive index from 2.38 to 3.17. They show a large spread in dispersion (Abbe number) and offer some unique solutions for multispectral optics designs. The new IR glasses can be easily molded and also fused together to make bonded doublets. We present the benefits of these new materials through dual-band optics designs and compare to designs using currently available crystalline materials.
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Shyam Bayya, Daniel Gibson, Vinh Nguyen, Erin Fleet, Jay Vizgaitis, Jasbinder Sanghera, "Multispectral optics designs using expanded glass map", Proc. SPIE 9070, Infrared Technology and Applications XL, 90702G (1 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2050624; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2050624
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