Cesium Iodide vs. Silver Bromide
Both cesium iodide and silver bromide are non-glass optical ceramics. There are 11 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.
For each property being compared, the top bar is cesium iodide and the bottom bar is silver bromide.
|Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa||4.0|
|Melting Onset (Solidus), °C||620|
|Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K||200|
|Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K||1.1|
|Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K||48|
Otherwise Unclassified Properties
|Light Transmission Range, µm||0.25 to 55|
|0.45 to 35|
|Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points||0.49|
|Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points||12|
|Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s||1.2|