Optical Materials

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Optical Materials
1010606Optical Materials
<emphasis role="bold">Reflection, Absorption, Dispersion</emphasis> To be useful as an optical material, a substance must meet certain basic requirements. It should be able to accept a smooth polish, be mechanically and chemically stable, have a homogeneous index of refraction, be free of undesirable artifacts, and of course transmit (or reflect) radiant energy in the wavelength region in which it is to be used. The two characteristics of an optical material which …
Warren J. Smith: Modern Optical Engineering: The Design of Optical Systems, Fourth Edition. Optical Materials, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008 2000 1990 1966), AccessEngineering Export