Accession Number:

ADA523625

Title:

Transparent Ceramics: Magnesium Aluminate Spinel

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC OPTICAL SCIENCES DIV

Report Date:

2005-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

There is a need for high-strength, rugged materials that transmit in the visible and mid-infrared 0.4 to 5 microns wavelength region. These materials are needed for applications requiring transparent armor, including next-generation high-speed missiles and pods, as well as protection against improvised explosive devices IED.

Subject Categories:

  • Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE