Optical Properties of Lead Glass Doped with CdS/Se Compound

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Lead-based glass samples were fabricated in a laboratory scale using quartz sands that was a by-product of feldspar floatation in Tak Province, northern Thailand, and 20-wt% commercial-grade PbO as the main compositions. A CdS/Se compound of ratios ranging from 1:1 to 1:10 was doped into the glass mixture. The dried powders were well mixed in a ceramic crucible before being melted in an electric furnace at a maximum temperature of 1100°C for 4 hours. Transparent and bubble-free glass samples were resulted after cooling down to room temperature. It was found that the glass colors were changed from colorless to reddish brown by the addition of CdS/Se compound. Physical properties of the samples, such as, color, specific gravity, and refractive index were studied. Specific gravity and refractive index increased with increasing ratio of CdS/Se. UV-VIS-NIR spectra were measured and discussed.

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Periodical:

Materials Science Forum (Volumes 663-665)

Edited by:

Yuan Ming Huang

Pages:

29-32

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.663-665.29

Citation:

K. Won-In et al., "Optical Properties of Lead Glass Doped with CdS/Se Compound", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 663-665, pp. 29-32, 2011

Online since:

November 2010

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