MgF2: Magnesium fluoride is white or crystalline in appearance very used in optics due to its distinctive transparency over a wide range of wavelengths.
|Crystal||Granule||1-3 mm; 3-5 mm|
|99.99%||1 Kg/Bag||Avoid exposure to sunlight & acid|
Characteristics of magnesium fluoride
|CAS Number||Density (g/cm3)||Boiling point (Cº)||Melting point (Cº)||Refractive index at 550 (nm)||Transparency range (µm)||Evaporation source|
|7783-40-6||3.18||2260||1266||1.38||0.1-10||B(W, Ta, Mo)|
|Applications||Multi-layer coating; Decorative coating, Glasses coating, UV coating, AR coating|
Magnesium fluoride can be thermally evaporated from a tungsten, tantalum or molybdenum boat source. It can also be deposited by electron beam using a crucible liner.