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Optical, Thermal, and Mechanical Characterization of Ga2Se3-Added GLS Glass published in Advanced Materials.

Video abstract of our latest publication in Advanced Materials Jul 6, 2017 The results of the addition of Se to gallium lanthanum sulphide (GLS) glass through the substitution of Ga2S3 by Ga2Se3 are described. An innovative open melting apparatus is used. … Continue reading

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Structural modification of GaLaS glass for a new family of chalcogenides

Andrea Ravagli presents the latest on ChAMP chalcogenide glass development at SPIE Secuirty and Defence in Anaheim on April 11 2017. Including new CTE, Tg and hardness measurements for up to 60% Ga2Se2 glass and the impact of Indium and Tellurium … Continue reading

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Material optimisation

Optimisation of material composition for individual applications is a core part of ChAMP. This is achieved through partnership with the Advanced Composite Materials Facility (ACMF) at the University of Southampton headed by Prof. Brian Hayden and housed in the department … Continue reading

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Transmission of extended transmission GLS

The enhanced infrared performance of a new modified Gallium Lanthium Sulphide (GLS) chalcogenide glass family is illustrated in this transmission curve.  Details of the modification and the range transmission achieved are in Dan Hewak’s latest presentation. The strong bonding and … Continue reading

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New Chalcogenide coating collaboration

Building on ChAMP, the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) and Plasma App Ltd are collaborating in a one-year £150k feasibility study exploring novel thin film coating technology and applications for Gallium Lanthanum Sulphide (GLS) Chalcogenide glass

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Latest ChAMP glass demonstrates extended IR transmission

With a new glass formulation, ChAMP has extended the transmission of high durability non-toxic chalcogenide glasses from the visible to the thermal infrared LWIR band Images show a thermal LWIR image from 7-14 microns being simultaneously transmitted through the same … Continue reading

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Next generation visible to thermal IR imaging with single glass

In operation at SPIE Security + Defence and Remote Sensing meeting in Edinburgh 27-28 September 2016

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