UQG Optics

FUSED QUARTZ VITREOSIL® 077
Vitreosil® 077 optical fused quartz is manufactured by flame fusion of naturally occurring high-purity quartz crystal. Vitreosil® 077 has a useful transmission range from <260 nm in the near UV through to >2 000 nm in the infrared.

* The optical properties of re-drawn rod and tube are not as shown in the table below

Vitreosil® 077 high-purity fused quartz has a useful transmission range from <260 nm in the UV to >2 000 nm in the infrared
Optical Properties Typical Chemical Analysis
Vitreosil® Grade 077
Bubbles  
Bubble class (DIN 58927) 0.1
Sum of CSA (mm2 / 100 cm2) < 0.01

Maximum Bubble diameter (mm) 0.5
Maximum number of inclusions (0.1-0.2mm per 100cm3 2
(Bubbles and inclusions <01.mm are not counted)  

Striae (MIL-G-174A) in functional direction (i.e. direction of view)
(The direction of view shouild be specified at time of enquiry / order)
B

Granularity Faint

Residual strain (nm/cm) <5

Fluroescence (254nm excitation) Blue / Violet

Radiation resistance  
UV Slight darkening after prolonged exposure.
X-Ray & Gamma Ray Darkens after 107 RAD
Thermal Data
Strain Point‡ 1085°C
Annealing Point‡ 1195°C
Softening Point‡ 1730°C
Thermal Expansion  
Coefficient (Average) 0.54 x 10-6
‡ Note that these values may vary, depending on thermal history of the glass.
Transmission
Typical external transmission of Vitreosil® 077 fused quartz (including Fresnel reflection losses for 10 mm pathlength)



 
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