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Optical Engineering

Simple Method For Measuring The Refractive Index Of A Liquid Or Glass Wedge
Author(s): M. V. R. K. Murty; R. P. Shukia
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a simple method of measuring the refractive index of a liquid. The basic element is a thin wedge cell, and the source of light is a low power He-Ne laser. Conditions are derived to obtain the best possible accuracy using this setup. The same setup can also be used for the determination of the refractive index of a solid medium such as glass.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1983
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 22(2) 222227 doi: 10.1117/12.7973088
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 22, Issue 2
Show Author Affiliations
M. V. R. K. Murty, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (Mexico)
R. P. Shukia, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (India)


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