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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1985
  • pp: 4500–4503

Material dispersion in high optical quality heavy metal fluoride glasses

Richard N. Brown and Joseph J. Hutta  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 4500-4503 (1985)

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The results of refractive-index measurements in ZrF4–BaF2–LaF3–AlF3 glass and the effects of the addition of NaF are described. The dispersion properties are not enhanced by the addition of NaF, as shown by increased material dispersion M at long wavelengths and decreased crossover wavelength λ0.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 15, 1985
Published: December 15, 1985

Richard N. Brown and Joseph J. Hutta, "Material dispersion in high optical quality heavy metal fluoride glasses," Appl. Opt. 24, 4500-4503 (1985)

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