Sichuan Yasi Optics Co.,Ltd.
Sichuan Yasi Optics Co.,Ltd.

Magnesium fluoride (MGF2) is a birefringent crystal with high hardness, strong resistance to mechanical shock andthermal shock. it has excellent broadband optical transmittance and can be used for UV and mid-infrared transmissionIts transmission of DUV makes it ideal for applications in hydrogen-Lehman lines, UV radiation sources and receivers, andexcimer lasers. Magnesium fluoride is a powerful material that can be used to resist chemical corrosion, laser damagemechanical and thermal shock, its knoop hardness is 415 and the refractive index is 1.38.

Types of MgF2 Optics


How Do MgF2 Optics Work?

How Do MgF2 Optics Work?

MgF2 Optics work by utilizing the unique optical properties of magnesium fluoride. This material allows for efficient transmission of ultraviolet light, minimizing absorption and scattering. As a result, MgF2 Optics enable high-precision optical systems to function with clarity and accuracy, making them crucial components in applications requiring UV light manipulation.

What Are the Advantages of MgF2 Optics


Wide Transmission Range: MgF2 optics transmit from UV to IR, suitable for applications requiring broad spectral coverage.


Low Index of Refraction: MgF2 has a low refractive index, minimizing reflection losses in optical systems.


Low Dispersion: MgF2 exhibits low dispersion, ensuring minimal chromatic aberration for high-quality imaging.


Chemical Resistance: MgF2 is resistant to many chemicals, making it suitable for harsh environments and demanding applications.