Although crystal quartz is made of SiO2, it is different from fused silica, it is a positive uniaxial birefringent crystal. It features its very small birefringent refractive index difference, so it is always used in waveplates and other polarization control application.
★ Transmission Range: 200nm~2500nm
★ Thermal Expansion Coefficient: ||a=13.2 x 10-6/K, ||c=7.1 x 10-6/K
★ Density: 2.65 g/cm3
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