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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1992
  • pp: 5221–5224

Colorless glasses containing ion-exchanged silver

Roger Araujo  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 25, pp. 5221-5224 (1992)

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Introduction of silver into a silicate glass often leads to reduction and coloration. The electron required for silver reduction is extracted from a nonbridging oxygen atom. The use of high-field-strength ions limits the number of nonbridging oxygens and silver reduction.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 23, 1991
Published: September 1, 1992

Roger Araujo, "Colorless glasses containing ion-exchanged silver," Appl. Opt. 31, 5221-5224 (1992)

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