what is dichroic glass
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Glass that has been coated with a thin layer of metallic oxide. Dichroic coatings transmit certain wavelengths of light while reflecting others, creating an interference effect similar to iridescence.
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A type of manufacturing glass which has ability in two different ways. Color is transmitted through the glass and complimentary colors are reflected from the surface.
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A lay term used to describe glasses that have been coated with more than one ultra-thin crystalline layers of transparent metal oxide. Dichroic glass was designed to enhance reflections at specific wavelengths of light.

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