Optical constants of BAK1
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: 1.5631e-06 2.1447e-08 -8.7901e-13 5.3404e-07 3.4943e-10 0.18343 nd: 1.572500 Vd: 57.291343 density: 3.17 g/cm3 thermal_expansion: - temperature_range: -30 70 °C coefficient: 7.3e-06 K-1 dPgF: -0.0011 phosphate_resistance: 2.0
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.
BAK1 optical glassBAK1 (Borosilicate Crown 1) is a type of optical glass that combines boron and silicate, among other elements, to achieve specific optical properties. This glass type is often used in specialized optical applications that require low dispersion and a high refractive index. BAK1 is known for its good transmission across the visible spectrum and into the near-infrared range, making it suitable for a variety of optical devices like telescopes, binoculars, and certain types of lenses. Its low level of optical aberrations makes it a choice material for high-quality imaging systems. Like other high-quality optical glasses, BAK1 can be expensive and is generally used in applications where its particular optical characteristics offer a noticeable advantage. Overall, BAK1 represents a specialized category of optical glass, designed for applications requiring high performance and specific optical properties.
BAK1 or similar glasses produced by different makers