Patricia Daukantas

Freelance Writer

Patricia Daukantas is a freelance writer based in Greenbelt, MD.

(Courtesy of LightPath Technologies, based on USGS data)
FIGURE 1. Together, China and Russia provide 83% of the world’s germanium, with other non-U.S. countries producing about 12%.

Chalcogenide glass gears up for infrared imaging

Oct. 21, 2022
Chalcogenide glasses transmit a wide range of infrared (IR) wavelengths and are poised to take over the market for imaging and laser optics in this spectral range. But U.S. manufacturin...