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Baria-alkali-silica Glass vs. Cesium Iodide

Baria-alkali-silica glass belongs to the glass and glass-ceramics classification, while cesium iodide belongs to the non-glass optical ceramics. There are 5 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (15, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is baria-alkali-silica glass and the bottom bar is cesium iodide.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 3.0
Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 80
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 15
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 48
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 9.5