OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 28, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1938
  • pp: 5–5

The Availability of Optical Glass in America

GEORGE W. MOREY  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 5-5 (1938)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.28.000005


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (371 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Optical glass is manufactured in the United States by one company only, but that company manufactures a wide range of glass types and could produce any additional types for which a demand might develop. Blanks for prisms and refractor lenses of moderate size are available from the same source; larger sizes probably could be obtained, but only on special order. Disks for reflecting telescopes are not made of optical glass, and methods for manufacturing them have been developed by one of our leading glass companies. As a result, the manufacture of reflector disks of the largest size has been put on a production basis. The characteristics of optical glass are made clear by a short discussion.

Citation
GEORGE W. MOREY, "The Availability of Optical Glass in America," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 28, 5-5 (1938)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-28-1-5


Sort:  Journal  |  Reset

References

References are not available for this paper.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited