ForsteriteManufactured by Oxide Corporation in Japan, Forsterite is an excellent birefringent material with a wide transparency range.

It has an extremely low electrical conductivity so also makes an excellent substrate for electronics applications. The material is also used in the manifolds of solid oxide fuel cells.

  • Optically biaxial crystal
  • No bubbles, no striations
  • Wide Transparency Range, UV cut-off 168nm

Available boule sizes:
Diameter ~50mm
Length ~100mm or longer

Wafers/chips are also available.

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