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Grade A Lava vs. Silver Bromide

Grade A lava belongs to the oxide-based engineering ceramics classification, while silver bromide belongs to the non-glass optical ceramics. There are 6 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (15, in this case) are not shown. Please note that the two materials have significantly dissimilar densities. This means that additional care is required when interpreting the data, because some material properties are based on units of mass, while others are based on units of area or volume.

For each property being compared, the top bar is grade A lava and the bottom bar is silver bromide.

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Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 2.3 to 2.5
Dielectric Constant (Relative Permittivity) At 1 MHz 5.3 to 5.8
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 840
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 2.0
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 1.0
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 2.5 to 3.3