Accession Number : AD0250513

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF SILICON INFRARED OPTICAL COMPONENTS (TRANSMITTING WINDOWS)

Corporate Author : TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC DALLAS

Personal Author(s) : COLE, ROBERT L. ; MITCHELL, GENE ; HICKS, JOHN

Report Date : 25 AUG 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : SILICON PLATES UP TO 12 INCHES IN DIAMETER BY 1 INCH THICK AND SILICON HEMISPHERICAL DOMES UP TO 8-1/2 INCHES IN DIAMETER BY 1/4 INCH THICK CAN BE ECONOMICALLY CAST OR SEGMENTED FOR USE AS INFRARED TRANSMITTING WINDOWS. THE OPTICAL TRANSMISSION OF NUCLEAR REACTOR IRRADIATED SILICON SHOWED SOME IMPROVEMENT FOR LIMITED WAVELENGTHS

Descriptors :   *INFRARED OPTICAL MATERIALS, *INFRARED WINDOWS, *SEMICONDUCTORS, *SILICON, CASTING, IMPURITIES, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, MONOXIDES, PRODUCTION, RADIATION EFFECTS, SILICON COMPOUNDS.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE