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: 25.0 °C thermal_dispersion: - type: "Schott formula" coefficients: 3.39e-06 1.19e-08 -3.43e-11 5.18e-07 5.64e-10 0.261 nd: 1.670029 Vd: 47.230916 glass_code: 670473 density: 3.48 g/cm3 thermal_expansion: - temperature_range: -30 70 °C coefficient: 6.8e-06 K-1 - temperature_range: 20 300 °C coefficient: 8e-06 K-1 dPgF: -0.0024 climatic_resistance: 2.0 acid_resistance: 51.2 phosphate_resistance: 1.0
OHARA Zemax catalog 2017-11-30 (obtained from http://www.ohara-inc.co.jp)
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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