Accession Number : ADD018581

Title :   Metal-Coated IR-Transmitting Chalcogenide Glass Fibers

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 30 Jun 97

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sanghera, Iasbinder S ; Pureza, Pablo C ; Aggarwal, Ishwar

PDF Url : ADD018581

Report Date : 30 Jun 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Chalcogenide glass fibers are coated wth metals. The products have improved bending strength and resistance to UV, visible light, and moisture. The metal coating may be applied by any method, such as dip coating or sputtering. Typical metals include In, Sn, Bi, Pb, Tl, Zn, Cd and C.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *METAL COATINGS, *CHALCOGENS, GLASS FIBERS, INFRARED RADIATION, SPUTTERING, MOISTUREPROOFING, DIP COATING

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE