Optical Materials for Infrared Instrumentation

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Author(s): Ballard, Stanley S., McCarthy, Kathryn A., Wolfe, William L.
Corporate Author(s): Univeristy of Michigan, Willow Run Laboratories
Corporate Report Number: 2389-11-S
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Pages: 115
Contract: Nonr 1224(12)
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Identifier: AD0217367

The properties of approximately fifty materials which are useful in optical instrumentation in the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum are described and compared. Each material is discussed in detail in terms of its optical, chemical, thermal, and mechanical properties. Tables and figures are given so that the properties of the various materials can be readily compared.

Provenance: Gaertner Scientific Corporation

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