optical material

optical material

[′äp·tə·kəl mə′tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
A material which is transparent to light or to infrared, ultraviolet, or x-ray radiation, such as glass and certain single crystals, polycrystalline materials (chiefly for the infrared), and plastics.
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5, 2013), "Polymer Composite Material, Optical Material including the Same, and Thermoplastic Aromatic Polymer," Yusuke Imai and Atsushi Terahara (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science Technology, Tokyo, Japan).
working on the growing of optical crystals of fluorite, an optical material needed by the U.
Redwave is a leader in optical material sorting technology, specializing in the optical separation of glass, paper/fiber and plastics.
Finally, they filled the pores of the shrunken network with the optical material tellurium and etched away the polymer, leaving behind a photonic crystal.
PPG's optical material is a urethane based monomer that has been "selectively" cross-linked to give it greater scratch resistance and strength, said Jerry Dooley, Trivex product manager.
Other attempts at making quantum wire lasers have started with an optical material that is etched down to quantum sizes.
Bulk single crystals of L-arginine tetrafluoroborate a semiorganic nonlinear optical material have been successfully grown from aqueous solution using temperature lowering technique.
Riddled with pores only nanometers in diameter, the now-adjustable film may prove valuable as a sensor, filter, or optical material.
It's a good potential nonlinear optical material," Kafafi concludes.
In the case of a nonlinear optical material, the bulk property might double or triple the frequency of incoming light.
An advanced text for scientists, researchers, engineers, and students (masters, PHDs and Postdoc) in laser and optical material science, and cryogenics.
This latest product introduction is a direct result of continuing development of our patented optical material that enables deep UV fiber lasers to deliver break-through performance, including narrow line width, pulse to pulse stability and high average power to semiconductor equipment manufacturers," said Joe LaChapelle, CEO of Deep Photonics.