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Effect of MAE on the properties of phosphate edge-cladding glasses
Fenggang Zhao1;2, Guonian Wang1, Lili Hu1
1[Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences], Shanghai 201800

2[Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences], Beijing 100039

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2007, 05(06): pp.355-357-3

Keywords(OCIS Code): 160.4760  160.4670  160.2750  140.4480  140.3380  

Edge-cladding is a key factor in improving saturated small signal gain coefficient 'beta's of large laser disc glass. In this paper, the glasses were melted with traditional method. The influences of mixed alkali effect (MAE) on refractive index, thermal expansion coefficient 'alpha', glass transition temperature Tg, dilatometer softening temperature Td, and relative chemical durability of phosphate edge-cladding glasses were studied. The results reveal that when Li/(Na+Li)=0.5, Tg, Td, and dissolution rate (DR) reach a minimal value. These results are preferred in phosphate edge-cladding glasses.

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Get Citation: Fenggang Zhao, Guonian Wang, Lili Hu, "Effect of MAE on the properties of phosphate edge-cladding glasses," Chin. Opt. Lett. 05(06), 355-357-3(2007)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 60607014. F. Zhao's e-mail address is zhao_fg@126.com.


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