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Optical Fabrication and Testing
Monterey, California United States
June 24-28, 2012
ISBN: 1-55752-947-7
Nanostructures and Films (OTu4D)

Glass Ductility and Fracture at the 50 to 100 - nm Scale

John C. Lambropoulos, Karan Mehrotra, Heather P. Howard, and Stephen Jacobs  »View Author Affiliations


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We discuss the ductile-brittle transition in optical glass either as ductility occurring at a sufficiently low indenting load (or depth of cut) or nanoindentation of patterned surfaces with features in the range 50-250 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(160.6030) Materials : Silica
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings

J. C. Lambropoulos, K. Mehrotra, H. P. Howard, and S. Jacobs, "Glass Ductility and Fracture at the 50 to 100 - nm Scale," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu4D.1.

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