Accession Number : ADD010532

Title :   Fluoride Glass Compositions.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : El-Bayoumi,Osama

Report Date : 09 Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : This invention relates to Fluoride-based glasses that exhibit a high degree of transparency throughout the near ultraviolet visible and mid infrared portions of the spectrum. The glasses are composed of MgF2 and ZnF2 as essential compositional ingredients together with at least two other metallic fluorides from the group of YbF3, ThF4, PbF2, A1F3 and MnF2.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Optical glass, *Fluorides, *Metals, *Chemical composition, Optical properties, Fabrication, Magnesium, Zinc, Ytterbium, Thorium, Lead(Metal), Aluminum, Manganese

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE