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soft glass

A glass, usually of soda-lime composition, having a low softening point and a high coefficient of thermal expansion which renders it susceptible to thermal shock, e.g., window glass.
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Figure 1(b) shows the refractive indices of soft glass and LC (both ordinary and extra ordinary) [24].
At shorter wavelength, the material dispersion of soft glass dominates the dispersion but at a longer wavelength, waveguide dispersion starts taking over, as does the temperature sensitivity of cladding materials (in this case is LC).
Depending on the excitation wavelength, the PCF couplers are capable of supporting soliton like pulses for the self-focusing nonlinearity of soft glass.
He rolls the glowing, blown orange mass along a bed of colored glass stones, they fuse into the soft glass like gems, minutes later they freeze in their new position, and a new artwork is born.
Most of the finished guns are given a soft glass bead finish and black oxided, but a few are polished and slow rust-blued as the originals.