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Optical Engineering

Temperature-dependent refractive index models for BaF2, CaF2, MgF2, SrF2, LiF, NaF, KCl, ZnS, and ZnSe
Author(s): William J. Tropf
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Paper Abstract

A method for developing an accurate temperature-dependent dispersion model is described. It combines a room-temperature Sellmeier dispersion model with temperature-dependent refractive index measurements at a few wavelengths to predict the refractive index over a wide temperature and wavelength region. The method is applied to nine well-characterized materials to give dispersion over a wide temperature and wavelength region.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 34(5) doi: 10.1117/12.201666
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 34, Issue 5
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William J. Tropf, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)


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