silica glass


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silica glass

n
(Ceramics) another name for quartz glass
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Despite the water underneath, there is not a single surface level water source for 150 square miles, which is extreme even for the Sahara At the southern end of the sand sea lies the silica glass field which is home to amazing yellow-green glass pebbles and is the only instance of this natural phenomenon ever found.
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In addition, it designs and fabricates application-specific crystals, lenses, prisms, mirrors and laser components and substrates, as well as other custom and standard borosilicate, clear fused quartz and synthetic fused silica glass products.
An optical fiber is a single, hair-fine filament drawn from molten silica glass.
To determine the nature of the filler--that is, to separate high-density glass from silica glass residues resulting from flux-assisted heating (typically involving a borax flux that is sometimes combined with quartz during heat treatment)--a high-definition three-dimensional radiograph was recorded, of which one position can be seen in Figure 26 (left).
In this manner, researchers could compare the storage of DNA in a sheath of silica glass with other common storage methods: on impregnated filter paper and in a biopolymer.
Another key innovation is glass fiber material itself, a heavily terbium-doped silicate fiber that exhibits a strong magneto-optic: Its Verdet constant is greater than 300 times higher than conventional silica glass.
As it entered the atmosphere, it exploded, heating up the sand beneath it to a temperature of about 2 000 degrees Celsius, and resulting in the formation of a huge amount of yellow silica glass which lies scattered over a 6,000 square kilometre area in the Sahara.
The topics include the future of glass melting through the in-flight melting technique, modifying the surface and interface of silicate glass using supercritical water, studying the fiber structure and elastic properties of silica glass with molecular dynamics simulations, glass-ceramics from kinescope glass cullet, tellurium oxide thin film waveguides for integrated photonics, and the effects of reducing agent on the photoluminescence properties of alkali borosilicate phase-separated glasses doped with copper ion.
As research director at Thermal Syndicate in the late 1950s, he oversaw the development and production of Spectrosil - an ultra-pure transparent silica glass capable of withstanding extremely high temperatures.