Light absorbed by glass

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How much or what percentage of visible light is absorbed by glass, and how much glass would it take to completely stop a laser beam in the visible spectrum?
 

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How much or what percentage of visible light is absorbed by glass, and how much glass would it take to completely stop a laser beam in the visible spectrum?
Have you looked at the wikipedia page for soda lime glass? It shows a typical transmission spectrum for said glass.
 
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how much glass would it take to completely stop a laser beam in the visible spectrum?
A lot. Such a vague question can only have a vague answer.
 
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