9 January 2014 Optical and other material properties of SiO2 from ab initio studies
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The optical properties of photonic devices largely depend on the dielectric properties of the underlying materials. We apply modern ab initio methods to study crystalline SiO2 phases, which serve as toy models for amorphous glass. We discuss the dielectric response from the infrared to the VIS/UV, which is crucial for glass based photonic applications. Low density silica, like cristobalite, may provide a good basis for high transmission optical devices.
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Robert Warmbier, Robert Warmbier, Faris Mohammed, Faris Mohammed, Alexander Quandt, Alexander Quandt, } "Optical and other material properties of SiO2 from ab initio studies," Optical Engineering 53(7), 071808 (9 January 2014). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.53.7.071808 . Submission:

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