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CERAFORM Silicon Carbide - Northrop Grumman

CERAFORM SiC is an optical grade reaction bonded silicon carbide, consisting of a ceramic matrix of free silicon containing a . bimodal distribution of SiC grains. CERAFORM SiC is slip cast and thermally processed to form a fully dense ceramic component using a proprietary process developed over a 20-year period. Available only through Northrop Grumman’s AOA Xinetics, CERAFORM SiC offers high …

Converted silicon carbide technology developments for optics

17.09.2007· Silicon carbide structures fabried by converting near-net-shape graphite preforms via Chemical Vapor Conversion (CVC) phase reaction have long provided improved performance components for electronics processing. In recent years, this same technology has been applied to the fabriion of simple and lightweighted mirrors and is moving into optical bench appliions. To …

CERAFORM Silicon Carbide - Northrop Grumman

Silicon Carbide. Customizable for . Every Optical Mission. CERAFORM Silicon Carbide. C. ustomizable for Every Optical Mission. C. ERAFORM Silicon Carbide (SiC) sets a new standard for . optical appliions, such as high energy laser mirrors, space-borne mirrors and structures, cryogenic mirrors, fast response scan mirrors, and high heat flux appliions, thanks to its unique coination …

US20070221326A1 - Silicon Carbide Bonding - Google Patents

A method for bonding at least two parts, at least one part comprising silicon carbide, the method comprising forming a layer of silica on the silicon carbide surface,and applying to it a bonding solution that includes hydroxide ions. Once this is done, the part that is to be bonded to the silicon carbide is moved into contact with the solution coated silica surface.

Silicon carbide meets optical grade standards

02.06.2008· Silicon carbide meets optical grade standards. 02 Jun 2008. Silicon carbide boasts properties such as strength and stiffness. Marie Freebody ss to Steve Hastings of optoSiC who believes that recent improvements in manufacturing techniques have enabled the material to be used as mirrors by the laser scanning industry. Silicon carbide (SiC) is not normally a material that you would …

(PDF) Optical properties of silicon carbide for

10.03.2008· Silicon Carbide (SiC) optical constants are fundamental inputs for radiative transfer models of astrophysical dust environments. However, previously published values contain errors and …

Optical Properties and Appliions of Silicon Carbide in

Optical Properties and Appliions of Silicon Carbide in Astrophysics 259 allowing the central star to be seen and making such objects optically bright. The effect of decreasing optical depth and cooling dust temperatures changes the appearance of the circumstellar envelope, revealing features that were hidden during the AGB phase. Fig. 1. Astronomical objects in which SiC has been detected. Left to right: (a) …

Selection of Silicon Carbide for Electro-optic

support that 3C Silicon Carbide would function well as the electro-optic medium required for short electron bunch measurements. the spectra. While this feature may be the result of II. 6H SiC: Experimental Testing 6H SiC has the advantage of being much more affordable than 3C because it is commercially grown

Grinding of additively manufactured silicon carbide

01.01.2020· The mechanical and thermal properties of silicon carbide make it a candidate material for such designs particularly for harsh environments. Because of the necessity to grind and potentially polish SiC to achieve freeform shapes with optical tolerances, this adds significant manufacturing challenges. However, these are partially offset by the advantages of freeform systems, reduced components

Integrated Silicon Carbide Optical Switch Can Be Thermally

24.09.2020· A composite derived from aluminum alloy powder and silicon carbide, used as an optical substrate in air- and spacecraft appliions. It is as light as aluminum but exhibits greater strength and EDU.photonics 9/8/2009 . globar. A light source made up of silicon carbide or carborundum. It is resistant to the negative temperature coefficient and mechanical distortion. EDU.photonics 9

Silicon carbide optics for high energy appliions

15.01.2021· Silicon Carbide (SiC) optics are becoming more and more prevalent in High Energy Laser (HEL) designs, so it is important that manufacturers are aware of the potential risks when using these materials early in the product development process, thereby avoiding what could be costly and time-consuming problems if discovered too late. Exactly what is possible, and what solutions (and traps) …

Silicon carbide meets optical grade standards

02.06.2008· Silicon carbide meets optical grade standards. 02 Jun 2008. Silicon carbide boasts properties such as strength and stiffness. Marie Freebody ss to Steve Hastings of optoSiC who believes that recent improvements in manufacturing techniques have enabled the material to be used as mirrors by the laser scanning industry. Silicon carbide (SiC) is not normally a material that you would …

Silicon Carbide Materials for Optics and Precision

Silicon Carbide Materials for Optics and Precision Structures. Editor(s): Mark A. Ealey *This item is only available on the SPIE Digital Library. Volume Details. Volume Nuer: 2543 Date Published: 23 October 1995 Table of Contents show all abstracts | hide all abstracts. Materials for mirror systems: an overview Author(s): Roger A. Paquin. Show Abstract. Design, fabriion, and test of a

Large silicon carbide optics for manufacturability

30.09.2013· Large silicon carbide optics for manufacturability Large silicon carbide optics for manufacturability Pepi, John W.; Robichaud, Joseph; Milsap, Gary 2013-09-30 00:00:00 For space-based use, projected needs are for large optics of the one-meter class that lie under 30 kg/m2 in mass areal density. Current space programs using glass optics, such as Kepler, exhibit a mass of 45 …

Structure and optical features of silicon carbide

Abstract Thin films based on silicon carbide and alumina were synthesized by means of rf-sputtering using a co-deposition process. Several nanostructures were created which consist of thin films (∼200 nm thick) with homogeneous distribution of SiC nanocrystals (∼5 nm mean diameter) in the host alumina matrices. Characterization methods including X-ray photoelectrons spectroscopy (XPS), UV

optics - Silicon_carbide_conductive_wafers

Silicon Carbide Conductive Wafers. Product Description: Due to Silicon Carbide (SiC) physical and electronic properties, SiC based devices are well suitable for short wavelength optoelectronic, high temperature, radiation resistant, and high-power/high-frequency electronic devices, compared with Si and GaAs based devices.

OPTICAL CONSTANTS OF SILICON CARBIDE FOR …

OPTICAL CONSTANTS OF SILICON CARBIDE FOR ASTROPHYSICAL APPLIIONS. II. EXTENDING OPTICAL FUNCTIONS FROM INFRARED TO ULTRAVIOLET USING SINGLE-CRYSTAL ABSORPTION SPECTRA A. M. Hofmeister 1,K.M.Pitman,4, A. F. Goncharov2, and A. K. Speck3 1 Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA; …

optics - Silicon_carbide_conductive_wafers

Silicon Carbide Conductive Wafers. Product Description: Due to Silicon Carbide (SiC) physical and electronic properties, SiC based devices are well suitable for short wavelength optoelectronic, high temperature, radiation resistant, and high-power/high-frequency electronic devices, compared with Si and GaAs based devices.

Applying silicon carbide to optics. | Optics & Photonics News

01.05.2008· Applying Silicon Carbide to Optics. David A. Bath and Eric A. Ness. Silicon carbide (SiC) is a promising optical material that offers several performance advantages over traditional optics. Due to its unique physical and thermal properties, it can be used for a wide range of appliions—from large space-based telescope systems to small galvo mirrors. Log in or Become a meer to view the

Structure and optical features of silicon carbide

Thin films based on silicon carbide and alumina were synthesized by means of rf-sputtering using a co-deposition process. Several nanostructures were created which consist of thin films (∼200 nm thick) with homogeneous distribution of SiC nanocrystals (∼5 nm mean diameter) in the host alumina matrices. Characterization methods including X-ray photoelectrons spectroscopy (XPS), UV-vis

Selection of Silicon Carbide for Electro-optic

Selection of Silicon Carbide for Electro-optic Measurements of Short Electron Bunches Kasandara Sullivan Department of Physics, Knox College, Galesburg, IL 61401 August 12, 2011 Short electron bunch lengths necessitate a new technique of measurement based on cross-correlation of the coherent Terahertz and incoherent visible/UV radiation produced by the electron bunch. Because this technique

Structure and optical features of silicon carbide

Thin films based on silicon carbide and alumina were synthesized by means of rf-sputtering using a co-deposition process. Several nanostructures were created which consist of thin films (∼200 nm thick) with homogeneous distribution of SiC nanocrystals (∼5 nm mean diameter) in the host alumina matrices. Characterization methods including X-ray photoelectrons spectroscopy (XPS), UV-vis

Grinding of additively manufactured silicon carbide

01.01.2020· The mechanical and thermal properties of silicon carbide make it a candidate material for such designs particularly for harsh environments. Because of the necessity to grind and potentially polish SiC to achieve freeform shapes with optical tolerances, this adds significant manufacturing challenges. However, these are partially offset by the advantages of freeform systems, reduced components

SILICON CARBIDE - MEDSI

SILICON CARBIDE • Single crystal (intrinsic) - widely used for SR optics • Produced in tonnage quantities with outstanding QA for semiconductor fab • Many uses: can be superpolished UHV compatible large GI mirrors with internal or indirect cooling bent optics (epoxy on metal endpieces) no chips! - radius < 1000 times thickness gratings crystal optics Multilayer optics • Can be soldered