Optical Properties
Transmission range in µm @10% min. 1.1 - 16
Transmission range in µm @50% min. 1.2 - 6.7
Refractive index @633nm 3.35268
(3.4223 @5µm)
Reflection losses in % at 1 surface 30.11 @3µm
Reflection losses in % at 2 surfaces 46.2 @5µm
dn/dT in 1/K 160 · 10-6
Physical Properties
Density in g/cm³ 2.3291
Melting point in °C 1412
Specific heat capacity in J/(kg · K) 731
Thermal Conductivity in W/(m · K) 163
Thermal Expansion in 1/K 2.62 · 10-6 @300K
Dielectric constant 13
Solubility in water in g/100g unsoluble
Mohs hardness 6.5
Knoop hardness in kg/mm² 1150
Material type Single crystal, synthetic
Crystal type cubic face-centered, diamond structure
Crystal structure Fd3m
Lattice constant in Å a = 5.43
Elastic coeficients in GPa C11 = 11
C12 = 65
C44 = 80
Young's Modulus (E) in GPa 131
Shear Modulus (G) in GPa 79.9
Bulk Modulus (K) in GPa 102
Rupture Modulus in MPa 130
Apparent elastic limit in MPa 124.1
Poisson ratio 0.221
Spectral Properties