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A search for a special material!

  1. Dec 27, 2012 #1
    Hi all,
    I am in a search for a material that is transparent in UV wavelengths, but reflect light in the visible wavelength (e.g. the opposite of standard glass). does anyone here know of such a material?

    Thank's in advance
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  3. Dec 27, 2012 #2


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    Some metals can do this, if the plasma frequency is right.
  4. Dec 27, 2012 #3


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    I think Teflon/PTFE transmits UV light.
  5. Dec 27, 2012 #4
    I'll check them! thanks allot!
    any more?
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