Synthetic fused silica, one of the purest man made materials, shows unique optical properties like ultralow absorption, birefringence and high power laser durability in the UV and IR. Some new applications will be discussed.
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R. Takke, "Synthetic Fused Silica: Unique Material Properties and Some New Applications," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OM2D.2.
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