Barium gallogermanate (BGG) glasses are currently being explored as a viable low cost material for numerous U.S. defense and commercial visible-infrared window applications.
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© 2007 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 13, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 20, 2007
Published: November 8, 2007
Shyam S. Bayya, Geoffrey D. Chin, Jasbinder S. Sanghera, Ishwar D. Aggarwal, and John A. Detrio, "Thermo-optic coefficient of barium gallogermanate glass," Appl. Opt. 46, 7889-7891 (2007)