Accession Number : ADD000772

Title :   Thermal Tempering of Non-Oxide Glass Compositions.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hafner,Harold C ; Tilton,Andre E

Report Date : 29 Apr 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent presents a method for tempering non-oxide glasses. These glasses have a composition containing germanium, selenium and a third element consisting of antimony, arsenic, iodine, gallium, mercury, and tellurium. The use of these systems for airborne applications is important for high speed high altitude aircraft windows.

Descriptors :   *Infrared optical materials, *Glass, *Patents, Tempering, Windshields, Aircraft, Germanium, Selenium, Antimony, Arsenic

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE