R.K. Brow Optical Properties Chapter 10: Optical Properties • Glasses are among the few solids that transmit visible light • Thin film oxides might, but scattering from grains limit their thickness • Mica windows at Acoma Pueblo • Glasses form the basic elements of virtually all optical systems There is a wide range of substances that are useful as optical materials. This stems the urge for fabricating organoclay hybrid films because these films are much more stable than pure component films. C 115 (2011) 20653, with permission. Kasap, K. Koughia, Jai Singh, Harry E. Ruda, and Asim K. Ray, 2.2 Lattice or Reststrahlen Absorption and Infrared Reflection 40, 2.4 Band-to-Band or Fundamental Absorption (Crystalline Solids) 45, 2.5 Impurity Absorption and Rare-Earth Ions 48, 2.6.2 Electro-Absorption and Franz–Keldysh Effect 55, 3 Optical Properties of Disordered Condensed Matter 67Koichi Shimakawa, Jai Singh, and S.K. It contains extensive data tabulations but with a minimum of narration, in a style similar to that of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Extensive studies in this area of research have been performed by Prof. J. Kawamata's group and have contributed a lot to the field of NLO studies in hybrid film [89,90]. Colour and the optical properties of materials : an exploration of the relationship between light, the optical properties of materials and colour / Richard J. D. Tilley. Figure 8.9. Suzuki et al. In addition to this, the uniformity of the material, strength and hardness, temperature limits, hygroscopic nature and chemical resistivity, may also need to be considered. This is a dummy description. Despite this fact regarding LB films it is a promising technique to implement a noncentrosymmetric structure necessary for NLO activity. Some of the commonly used optical materials and devices are window glasses, lenses, mirrors, antireflection coatings etc. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123851420000088, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0080431526011402, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780323461535000082, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0122274105003707, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128035818010651, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128133576000139, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780080347202501143, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978008102284900005X, URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0080431526011359, Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Organoclay Hybrid Films With Improved Functionality, Syed Arshad Hussain, Santanu Chakraborty, in, . V. Sudarsan, in Functional Materials, 2012. Furthermore, in recent times, a novel fabrication process for fabricating hybrid materials exhibiting improved light-scattering properties has also been developed, and as a result more effective NLO materials for practical applications have been developed. intercalated 4-nitroaniline (p-NA) into the interlayer space of kaolinite [85]. The Handbook of Optical Materials is a compilation of the physical properties of optical materials used in optical systems and lasers. Corresponding spectra are shown in Fig. All rights reserved. On the topic of the optical properties of nanomaterials, Shah and Ahmad (2010) have the following to say: The linear and non-linear optical properties of such materials can be finely tailored by controlling the crystal dimensions and the chemistry of their surfaces.