Patent number: 11629091
Abstract: Optically transparent glass ceramic materials comprising a glass phase containing and a crystalline tungsten bronze phase comprising nanoparticles and having the formula MxWO3, where M includes at least one H, Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Ca, Sr, Ba, Zn, Cu, Ag, Sn, Cd, In, Tl, Pb, Bi, Th, La, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu, and U, and where 0<x<1. Aluminosilicate and zinc-bismuth-borate glasses comprising at least one of Sm2O3, Pr2O3, and Er2O3 are also provided.
December 1, 2021
Date of Patent:
April 18, 2023
Matthew John Dejneka, Jesse Kohl, Mallanagouda Dyamanagouda Patil
Publication number: 20220356397
Abstract: An optical material includes, in mol.%: 50-75% SiO2, 5-25% Al2O3, 2.5-25% MgO, and 1-15% at least one lanthanoid, such that the at least one lanthanoid includes: La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Pm, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu, or oxides or fluorides thereof. An optical material includes at least one lanthanoid and at least one alkaline earth fluoride dopant, such that the at least one lanthanoid includes: La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Pm, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu, or oxides or fluorides thereof, and such that the at least one alkaline earth fluoride dopant comprises BeF2, MgF2, CaF2, SrF2, and BaF2.
March 10, 2022
November 10, 2022
Matthew John Dejneka