Optical constants of SF10
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: 20.0 °C thermal_dispersion: - type: "Schott formula" coefficients: -3.94e-06 1.2e-08 -6.11e-11 8.57e-07 1.51e-09 0.293 nd: 1.728251 Vd: 28.323900 glass_code: 728283 glass_status: preferred density: 4.51 g/cm3 thermal_expansion: - temperature_range: -30 70 °C coefficient: 9.6e-06 K-1 - temperature_range: 20 300 °C coefficient: 1.11e-05 K-1 dPgF: 0.0064 climatic_resistance: 1.0
CDGM Zemax catalog 2022-06 (obtained from http://www.cdgmgd.com)
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CDGM Glass Co., Ltd.CDGM Glass Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of optical glass based in China. The company offers a wide range of optical materials, including various types of crown and flint glasses, which are used in applications ranging from consumer electronics to advanced scientific instruments. Known for their capacity for large-scale production as well as their commitment to quality, CDGM has positioned itself as a major player in both domestic and international markets. Their optical glass products are often used in lenses, prisms, and other optical components that require high precision and reliability. With an extensive catalog that caters to different optical requirements, such as high refractive indices or low dispersion, CDGM serves a diverse clientele including manufacturers of microscopes, telescopes, cameras, and other high-precision optical equipment. The company's expertise in glass science and its ability to provide customized solutions have made it a go-to supplier for businesses seeking high-quality, reliable optical glass.
SF10 optical glassSF10 is a specialized type of optical glass known for its high refractive index and relatively high dispersion, as indicated by its low Abbe number. This combination of properties allows for significant bending and focusing of light, making it particularly useful in applications requiring compact optical assemblies. However, the high dispersion means that SF10 has a tendency to separate different wavelengths of light more than other glasses, potentially leading to chromatic aberration. To mitigate this, optical designers often pair SF10 with low-dispersion materials in complex lens systems, striving for optimal chromatic correction. SF10 is commonly used in high-quality photographic lenses, telescopic systems, and other high-performance optical applications where its unique attributes can be leveraged to enhance image quality. Though more costly than more commonly used optical glasses like BK7, SF10's particular optical characteristics make it an essential choice for demanding optical systems requiring exceptional performance.
SF10 and similar glasses produced by different makers