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Optical Sapphire Windows

Sapphire windows is one of the hardest materials after diamond. They are often used in extreme enviorments including space with radiation is an issue. For medical research/production sapphire is used in microfluidic devices.

Optical sapphire is a benefit for military hardware as it performs as its very wide optical transmission that is better than traditional glass. Sapphire's wide optical transmission band from UV to near-IR, (0.15-5.5µm) No Ultra-Violett radiation darkening protects hardware.

 

 

Optical Sapphire Wafers

Sapphire wafers are used in teh optoelectronics and microelectronic industries. Unlike less expensive Silicon, Sapphire wafers are used as insulator. Sapphire's Advantages over other substrates include:Optical Sapphire Wafer and Cassette

  • High working temperature
  • Good thermal conductivitity
  • Superior mechanical properties
  • Anti-corrosive
  • Low dielectric loss
  • Excellent light transmission.


Sapphire Optical Windows Applications Include:

  • Used for Blue LED manufacturing
  • High TC superconductor
  • Microwave IC applications
  • Mechanical parts and vacuum equipment
  • UV and optics

UniversityWafer, Inc's Optical Sapphire Windows are availble in all orientation including:

UniversityWafer, Inc have all diameters/dimensions from 1mm round to 200mm and thicknesses as thin as 100 micron sapphire available.