Magnesium Fluoride vs. Cadmium Telluride
Both magnesium fluoride and cadmium telluride 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 magnesium fluoride and the bottom bar is cadmium telluride.
Metric UnitsUS Customary Units
|Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa||130|
|Melting Onset (Solidus), °C||1260|
|Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K||980|
|Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K||28|
|Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K||11|
Otherwise Unclassified Properties
|Light Transmission Range, µm||0.12 to 7.0|
|1.0 to 25|
|Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points||22|
|Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points||52|
|Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s||8.8|