Glass and ophthalmic optics.

Title: 
Glass and ophthalmic optics.
Author/Artist: 
Corning France. Département optique-lunetterie.
Publisher: 
Fontainebleau-Avon, France : Corning France, 1988.
Description: 
71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Other Authors: 
Corning Incorporated.
Bib ID: 
65467
Notes: 
Translated from the French by Peter Horsey.
Contents: 
Mankind, the arts and glass --
Glass: structure and properties --
Glass in industry and science --
Corning France --
The glass-making industry --
Raw glass for spectacle lenses --
The physical properties of glasses --
Main glass types used in ophthalmic optics --
Modern manufacturing techniques --
The machining of glass blanks for spectacles --
Fused multifocal lenses --
Anti-reflective and colouration treatments --
Treatments for improving impact resistance --
The future of glass for ophthalmic optics --
Glossary of terms --
Major glass collections open to the general public.
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 85.1.6, p. 4 -- 79.1.4, p. 4 -- 51.3.119, p. 6 -- 59.3.20, p. 6 -- 60.3.4, p. 6 -- 80.3.59, p. 8.