Optical constants of SF11
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: 3.7e-06 2.35e-08 -1.53e-10 1.59e-06 6.42e-10 0.278 nd: 1.784724 Vd: 25.754051 glass_code: 785258 glass_status: preferred density: 4.87 g/cm3 thermal_expansion: - temperature_range: -30 70 °C coefficient: 7.8e-06 K-1 - temperature_range: 20 300 °C coefficient: 9.6e-06 K-1 dPgF: 0.008 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.
SF11 optical glassSF11 is a specialized type of optical glass with a high refractive index and a relatively low Abbe number, indicating higher dispersion properties. This glass type is particularly useful in optical systems where substantial light bending is required, such as in telephoto lenses, high-magnification microscopes, and other compact optical assemblies. However, the high level of dispersion associated with SF11 can result in chromatic aberration, where different wavelengths of light are focused at different points. To correct for this, SF11 is often combined with other glass types that have lower dispersion in complex lens systems, aiming to achieve balanced chromatic correction. Its unique properties make SF11 a popular choice in high-performance optics where both a high refractive index and specific dispersion characteristics are necessary. While SF11 is generally more expensive than more conventional optical glasses like BK7, its specialized attributes make it invaluable in advanced optical designs that demand high levels of performance.
SF11 and similar glasses produced by different makers