Silver Bromide (AgBr) Optical Material

Silver bromide is a non-glass optical ceramic material.

Material Properties

Density6.5 g/cm3 (410 lb/ft3)

Dielectric Constant (Relative Permittivity) At 1 MHz13

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus32 GPa (4.6 x 106 psi)

Light Transmission Range0.45 to 35 µm

Melting Onset (Solidus)430 °C (810 °F)

Refractive Index2.3

Specific Heat Capacity290 J/kg-K

Thermal Conductivity1.2 W/m-K

Thermal Diffusivity0.64 m2/s

Thermal Expansion30 µm/m-K

The length of each bar compares the given value to the highest value in the database.

Further Reading

Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids, Edward D. Palik (editor), 1998

Handbook of Optical Materials, Marvin J. Weber, 2003