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Sapphire Windows & Plates - Random Orientation Custom

Material Focus: Sapphire

Sapphire is an extremely hard crystal and the hardest oxide material, offering excellent structural properties and resistance to scratching. As an optical material, sapphire provides excellent thermal conductivity even at low temperatures.

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Optical Mirrors

UQG Optical Mirrors FAQ

This month in our product FAQ we are focusing on optical mirrors. These are popular products at UQG Optics, and we wanted to answer some of the questions we get asked a lot.

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UV Fused Silica Windows Custom

Material Focus: Fused Silica Glass

Fused Silica is part of a family of optical materials (along with quartz and fused quartz) which share properties including a high working temperature, high melting temperature and low expansion coefficient.

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Germanium Windows Custom

Materials focus: Germanium

Germanium (Ge) is a chemical element. It is a silvery-grey-white and highly brittle metalloid, with a diamond-like crystalline structure. Its chemical and physical properties make it very similar to silicon.

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New UQG Optics Website

New Website Launch

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website, showcasing all our products, materials and services for 2020 and on.

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