neodymium glass

neodymium glass

[‚nē·ō′dim·ē·əm ′glas]
(materials)
A glass containing small amounts of neodymium oxide; used for color television filter plates since it transmits 90% of the blue, green, and red light rays and no more than 10% of the yellow.
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Neodymium glass gets its rather ungainly name from the neodymium oxide it contains which is responsible for these dichroic or colour changing properties.
Neodymium glass was used for a range of items, including vases, perfume bottles, paperweights and even jewellery.
There are some keen collectors of neodymium glass and early pieces can command three-figure sums.
Later examples, like the ones shown here, generally fall into the pounds 20-pounds 40 price bracket, but as a lot of neodymium glass goes unrecognised, you can occasionally pick it up quite cheaply: the ashtray cost me pounds 3 at an antiques fair, while the candleholder was just pounds 1 from a flea market.
Curtiss-Wright's laser peening technology is based on a Neodymium glass laser technology, which was originally developed at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Curtiss-Wright's laser peening technology is based on a Neodymium glass laser technology, which was originally developed by Curtiss-Wright in conjunction with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.