Ceramic Industry News / Glass

High-Purity Glass Optical Fibers

February 23, 2012
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

 

"This company has launched PURAVIS™ high-purity glass optical fibers, which can reportedly provide superior properties over existing glass fibers. The glass optical fibers, which can be used for medical and industrial use, offer outstanding transmission of white light; according to the company, an increase of up to 10% can be achieved by using the proper raw materials. Due to the lower color shift, illuminated objects reportedly retain their natural color, even if the fibers are used in long light guides, making the glass fibers appropriate for medical applications such as endoscopy and surgical microscopy.

For more information, visit www.us.schott.com.
 

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

In-Depth Features

These articles detail innovative advanced ceramic and glass materials and technologies.

Podcasts

Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI April 2014 cover

2014 April

Our April issue features details on advanced materials such as ceramic matrix composites and piezoelectric ceramics, among many others. Be sure to check it out!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE CERAMIC INDUSTRY STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Directories

CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40