Cadmium sulfide is investigated as an ir optical material. Properties of the crystal presented include index of refraction, percent transmission, hardness, coefficient of thermal expansion, solubility, and workability. CdS is also compared with other common ir materials.
ARTHUR B. FRANCIS and ALLAN I. CARLSON, "Cadmium Sulfide Infrared Optical Material," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 118-121 (1960)