Barium Fluoride Windows Provide High Transmission without AR Coatings
Edmund Optics (EO) has introduced its new TECHSPEC Barium Fluoride (BaF2) Windows. These windows are ideal for use in a wide variety of applications, including infrared (IR) spectroscopy, as they offer wide broadband transmission extending from the deep ultraviolet (UV) to the long-wave IR.
With excellent transmission from 200 nm to 14 μm, TECHSPEC Barium Fluoride (BaF2) Windows take advantage of Barium Fluoride's low index of refraction (1.48), which provides high transmission without the need for anti-reflection (AR) coatings. The windows can be used at temperatures up to 800°C in a dry environment. TECHSPEC Barium Fluoride (BaF2) Windows are made from the most resistant optical fluoride to high energy radiation and feature a Knoop hardness of 82.
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