Analysis of optical properties behaviour of CLEARCERAM, fused silica and CaF2 glasses exposed to simulated space conditions

@inproceedings{FernndezRodrguez2017AnalysisOO,
  title={Analysis of optical properties behaviour of CLEARCERAM, fused silica and CaF2 glasses exposed to simulated space conditions},
  author={M. Fern{\'a}ndez-Rodr{\'i}guez and C. G. Alvarado and A. N{\'u}{\~n}ez and A. {\'A}lvarez-Herrero},
  booktitle={International Conference on Space Optics},
  year={2017}
}
Optical instrumentation on-board satellites suffer degradation due to the hostile conditions of space environment. Space conditions produce instrumentation performances changes causing a decrease or a cancellation of their features. Particularly, space environment conditions have a significant influence on the optical properties of glasses which are part of space optical systems. Space environment characteristics which effects on the optical system have to be taken into account are: outgassing… Expand
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