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Optical constants of H2O, D2O (Water, heavy water, ice)
Daimon and Masumura 2007: Water; n 0.18-1.13 µm; 21.5 °C

Wavelength: µm
 (0.182 – 1.129)  
 

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Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{5.689093832\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-5.110301794\text{×}10^{-3}}+\frac{1.719708856\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-1.825180155\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{2.062501582\text{×}10^{-2}λ^2}{λ^2-2.624158904\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{1.123965424\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-1.067505178\text{×}10}$$

Comments

High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) distilled water at 21.5 °C.

Data

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Additional information

n_is_absolute: true
λ_is_vacuum: true
temperature: 21.5 °C

References

M. Daimon and A. Masumura. Measurement of the refractive index of distilled water from the near-infrared region to the ultraviolet region, Appl. Opt. 46, 3811-3820 (2007)

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Water (ice), H2O is the most abundant compound on Earth's surface.

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