Silicon dioxide

single crystal substrate, optical grade, 99.99% trace metals basis, L × W × thickness 10 mm × 10 mm × 0.5 mm

Quartz, Silica, Cristobalite, Sand
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optical grade


99.99% trace metals basis


7.0 mohs

L × W × thickness

10 mm × 10 mm × 0.5 mm

refractive index

n20/D 1.544 (lit.)


1610 °C (lit.)

transition temp

Tm 573.1 °C (phase change)


2.6 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
2.684 g/mL

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SiO2 is majorly used as a substrate material with excellent thermo-mechanical properties in a variety of applications which include:
  • vapour deposition
  • phase deposition
  • atomic force microscopy probes(AFM)
  • spin coating
  • electronic based devices


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Features and Benefits

An excellent substrate for microwave filters for applications in the wireless communication arena.

Physical form

Crystalline, hexagonal (a = 4.914 Å, c = 5.405 Å)

Other Notes

specific heat = 0.18 cal/g; thermoelectric constant = 1200μV/°C @ 300 °C; thermal conductivity = 0.0033 cal/cm°C; themal expansion (x10-6) = α11: 13.71, α33: 7.48; Q value = 1.8 × 106 min; acoustic velocity, SAW = 3160 m/sec; frequency constant, BAW = 1661 kHz/mm; piezoelectric coupling = K2 BAW: 0.65%, SAW: 0.14%


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Target Organs

Lungs, Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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