Accession Number : AD0163903

Title :   Process for the Synthesis of Glass and Single Crystal Germanates of Identical Composition.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Dugger,Cortland O.

Report Date : 04 JUL 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes a method for growing high quality germanate glass and single crystalline materials of identical composition. In the starting component mixture the oxygen to germanium concentration ratio limits are 2.0:1 < or = O:Ge < or = 3.0:1. The reactant mixture is comprised of germanium oxide and sodium oxide.

Descriptors :   (*GERMANIUM COMPOUNDS, *GLASS), (*PATENTS, GERMANIUM COMPOUNDS), OXIDES, SODIUM COMPOUNDS, CRYSTALS, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY)

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE