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: -3.45505e-07 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 nd: 1.72825 Vd: 28.32 glass_code: 728283 density: 3.07 g/cm3 thermal_expansion: - temperature_range: -30 70 °C coefficient: 9e-06 K-1 - temperature_range: 20 300 °C coefficient: 1.09e-05 K-1 dPgF: 0.0085 climatic_resistance: 1.0 stain_resistance: 1.0 acid_resistance: 1.0
General glass Type
HOYA Zemax catalog 2017-04-01 (obtained from http://www.hoya-opticalworld.com)
HOYA CorporationHOYA Corporation is a global technology company based in Japan, known for its diverse range of products in the fields of healthcare and optics. In the optical industry, HOYA is particularly recognized for its high-quality optical glass and lens technologies. The company produces a wide array of optical products, from eyeglass lenses with advanced coatings to specialized glass materials used in cameras, telescopes, and other precision optical instruments. HOYA's expertise extends to various types of optical glass, including low-dispersion and high-refractive-index materials, which find applications in situations requiring exceptional optical clarity and performance. Beyond its contributions to optics, HOYA has also ventured into medical technologies, making it a multi-faceted company with a broad impact. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HOYA has earned a reputation as a leader in its field, consistently delivering products that set industry standards for performance and reliability. Their expansive portfolio and technological prowess make them a go-to provider for both consumer and industrial optical solutions.
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.
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