May 11, 2021 Material

High Refractive Index Glass for Smart Glasses

Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd.

Nippon Electric Glass will contribute to the growth of the smart glasses market as the supplier of high refractive index glass.

Achievement of World’s Highest Performance as Substrate Glass for Smart Glasses

The new glass developed by Nippon Electric Glass achieved a refractive index of 2.0 and an internal transmittance of 96%(At a wavelength of 450 nm and a thickness of 10 mm),both of which are the world’s highest values as substrate glass for smart glasses and enable the creation of a wider field of view and the display of brighter images. The products also realized a 12-inch wafer substrate with a refractive index of 2.0 and a thickness of 0.3 mm, which is the world’s thinnest record (*)and expected to contribute to the reduction of thickness and weight as well as improvement in visibility. Nippon Electric Glass will contribute to the growth of the smart glasses market as the supplier of this substrate glass.
*Surveyed by Nippon Electric Glass

Nippon Electric Glass Co., Ltd.

Under the corporate philosophy “We strive to build a brighter future for the world by uncovering the unlimited possibilities of glass for more advanced creative manufacturing”, we aim to achieve sustainable growth while contributing to the development of society by creating various social values such as the reduction of environmental impacts, innovation of information technology, advancement of medical care and improvement of the safety and comfort of living.

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