Optical constants of BK7
(0.29 – 2.4)
Derived optical constants
n k logX logY eV
Conditions & Spec sheet
n_is_absolute: false λ_is_vacuum: false temperature: 25.0 °C coefficients_of_thermal_dispersion: 1.7e-06 1.43e-08 -4.27e-11 4.08e-07 6.74e-10 0.201 n_d: 1.516330 V_d: 64.142022 glass_code: 516641 density: 2.52 g/cm3 coefficient_of_thermal_expansion_1: 7.2e-06 K-1 coefficient_of_thermal_expansion_2: 8.6e-06 K-1 ΔP_gF: -0.0024 climatic_resistance: 1.0 acid_resistance: 1.0 phosphate_resistance: 2.0
OHARA Zemax catalog 2017-11-30 (obtained from http://www.ohara-inc.co.jp)
See also OHARA glass data sheets
Ohara GroupOhara Group is an international group of companies with headquarters in Japan and subsidiaries in Japan (Ohara, Inc.), United States (Ohara Corporation), and Germany (Ohara, GmbH). Ohara manufactures optical and electronic products and also offers measurement services, in particular measurement of refractive indices of solids and liquids.
BK7 optical glassBK7 is a very popular crown glass. Most glass makers produce this glass under slightly different names.
Analogs of BK7 glass produced by different makers