Definition of fused silica in English:

fused silica

Syllabification: fused sil·i·ca

noun

  • An extremely transparent glass made from fusing silica, commonly used in optical lenses.
    More example sentences
    • One of the most troublesome is that the 157-nm wavelength requires the use of crystalline materials like calcium fluoride, rather than the fused silica commonly used for 193-nm wavelengths.
    • The cost effectiveness of the replication process is further enhanced by the excellent adherence of hybrid glass to fused silica, which allows dicing without risk of delamination.
    • These materials cost more than the more commonly used fused silica or BK - 7.

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