Optical constants of BAF10
Complex refractive index (n+ik)
n k LogX LogY eV
Derived optical constants
Conditions & Spec sheet
n_is_absolute: false wavelength_is_vacuum: false temperature: 23.0 °C thermal_dispersion: - type: "Schott formula" coefficients: 4.3684e-06 1.1836e-08 2.5445e-13 7.0944e-07 7.6949e-10 0.20995 nd: 1.670030 Vd: 47.141079 density: 3.57 g/cm3 thermal_expansion: - temperature_range: -30 70 °C coefficient: 6.7e-06 K-1 dPgF: -0.0027 phosphate_resistance: 1.0
NIKON Zemax catalog 2017-11 (obtained from http://www.nikon.com)
See also HIKARI glass data sheets
Hikari Glass Co., Ltd.Hikari Glass Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company specializing in the manufacturing of high-quality optical glass and optical components, and is a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation. Known for its precision engineering and strict quality control, Hikari serves various industries including consumer electronics, scientific research, and industrial optics. The company offers a wide range of specialized optical materials, including various types of crown and flint glasses, which are used in applications demanding high levels of optical clarity and performance. Hikari's products often find use in lenses, prisms, and other optical elements where precision and reliability are critical. With the backing of Nikon's renowned expertise in optics and imaging, Hikari has become a respected name in the field of optics, serving both domestic and international markets. Their expertise in crafting custom solutions for complex optical requirements has made them a preferred choice for organizations in need of specialized glass materials. As a testament to their commitment to quality, Hikari Glass Co., Ltd. is often sought after for projects requiring the highest levels of optical performance and integrity.
BAF10 optical glassBAF10 glass is a specific type of optical glass known for its unique refractive index and Abbe number properties. It's often used in the construction of high-precision optical components such as lenses, prisms, and other elements in optical systems that require superior performance. BAF10 glass is especially valued in applications where minimizing chromatic aberration is crucial. The unique composition of this glass type allows it to transmit light with minimal dispersion, thereby improving the quality and clarity of the resulting optical images. BAF10 glass is usually more expensive than more common types of optical glass like BK7 or soda-lime glass, and its use is generally reserved for specialized optical applications where the highest performance is necessary. Overall, BAF10 glass represents a specialized category within optical materials, offering specific advantages in high-performance systems.
BAF10 and similar glasses produced by different makers