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Silvering is the chemical process of coating glass with a reflective substance. When glass mirrors first gained widespread usage in Europe during the 16th century, most were silvered with an amalgam...

Protected Silver Mirrors - Thorlabs

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Silver coated mirrors offer the highest reflectance in the visible-NIR spectrum ( 450 nm - 2 µm, R avg >97.5%) of any metallic mirror, while also offering high ...

Silver Coating Mirrors vs. Aluminum Mirrors - Finishing

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Ongoing discussion on The Home Page of the Finishing Industry®: Silver Coating Mirrors vs. Aluminum Coating Mirrors.

Why did high quality mirrors use aluminum coatings instead of silver?

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Jun 2, 2014 ... I've read that in the past quality mirrors were coated with silver but that today vacuum evaporated coatings of aluminum are the accepted ...

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Mar 4, 2009 ... How to make a mirror silvering solution from silver nitrate, ammonia, sugar and sodium hydroxide. Glass surfaces can be given coatings of ...

coating gemini's mirrors with protected silver - Gemini Observatory

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COATING GEMINI'S MIRRORS. WITH PROTECTED SILVER. Maxime Boccas. On May 31, 2004 the Gemini. South telescope became the first large telescope ...

Optical Mirror Selection Guide - Newport

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Therefore, for applications that require steering ultrashort pulses, such as those produced by Ti:Sapphire lasers, we suggest using our silver-coated mirrors, ...

Metal-coated mirrors - RP Photonics Consulting GmbH

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Encyclopedia article on metal-coated mirrors, metallic mirrors, protected silver mirrors, gold, broad bandwidth, reflectivity, damage threshold.

How mirror is made - material, manufacture, making, history, used ...

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Silvering—the process of coating the back of a glass sheet with melted silver— became the most popular method for making mirrors in the 1600s. The glass used ...

Silver Coating - Enhanced Silver Protected Silver Durable Silver ...

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EMF silver coatings are ideal for high reflectance applications in the visible and ... dielectric coatings, gold coating, silver coating, plastic coating, cold mirror, ...

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Metallic Mirror Coatings - Edmund Optics

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Find information about standard and custom metallic mirror coatings that are ... DUV Enhanced Aluminum, Bare Gold, Protected Gold, and Protected Silver.

Mirrors: Coating Choice Makes a Difference | Photonics Handbook ...

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The simplest and most common mirror coating is a thin layer of metal. A 100-nm layer of aluminum or silver makes an excellent reflector for the visible spectrum.

Make Glass Mirrors With Silver Nitrate, Sugar, Ammonia and Sodium ...

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How to make a mirror silvering solution from silver nitrate, ammonia and sugar. Glass surfaces can be given coatings of silver that make them into mirrors.