Cadmium Telluride vs. Magnesium Fluoride
Both cadmium telluride and magnesium fluoride are non-glass optical ceramics. There are 12 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (3, in this case) are not shown.
For each property being compared, the top bar is cadmium telluride and the bottom bar is magnesium fluoride.
|Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa||45|
|Melting Onset (Solidus), °C||1090|
|Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K||210|
|Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K||5.0|
|Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K||5.9|
Otherwise Unclassified Properties
|Light Transmission Range, µm||1.0 to 25|
|0.12 to 7.0|
|Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points||4.3|
|Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points||20|
|Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s||4.1|