infrared-transparent material

infrared-transparent material

[¦in·frə¦red tranz¦par·ənt mə‚tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
An optical material that transmits infrared radiation; examples include sodium chloride (0.25 to 16 micrometers), cesium iodide (1 to 50 micrometers), and high-density polyethylene (16 to 300 micrometers).
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The photos clearly show that the primary reconnaissance payload is a sensor ball covered by a "greenhouse" comprising three panels of radar-reflective, infrared-transparent material.