Properties and Optical Working of Infrared Materials

  • C. L. Gupta Solidstate Physics Laboratory, Delhi
  • R. C. Tyagi Solidstate Physics Laboratory, Delhi
Keywords: Infrared materials, IR components, Physical properties


Optical and physical properties of various infrared materials of current interest are reviewed and the criteria for selecting suitable materials for specific purposes along with the factors affecting the performance of IR components under different conditions of use are discussed. The techniques of optical working of different infrared materials viz., cutting, grinding, polishing, protective coating and testing are also described in detail.
How to Cite
Gupta, C., & Tyagi, R. (2014). Properties and Optical Working of Infrared Materials. Defence Science Journal, 24(2), 71-84.
General Papers