Glass Physics and Chemistry

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 248–254 | Cite as

Influence of the structure of the surface layer of silica glass on the radiation losses in the UV spectral range

  • V. S. Zemlyanskii
  • A. A. Stepanchuk
  • M. M. Sychev
  • I. A. Khramtsovskii


The specific features of the formation of positional and combined disordering of the silicon-oxygen network structure during the synthesis of silica glasses are analyzed. It is demonstrated that this structural disordering affects the optical inhomogeneity in the refractive index in a block of the vapor-deposited silica glass. The experimental data obtained by ellipsometry, Auger electron spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry are used to reveal correlations between the physicochemical properties of the surface layer of the silica glass and the radiation losses in the UV spectral range.


Optical Element Silica Glass Glass Physic Radiation Loss Diamond Powder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Zemlyanskii
    • 1
  • A. A. Stepanchuk
    • 2
  • M. M. Sychev
    • 2
  • I. A. Khramtsovskii
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and OpticsSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg State Technological Institute (Technical University)St. PetersburgRussia

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