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Optical constants of H2O, D2O (Water, heavy water, ice)
Daimon and Masumura 2007: Water; n 0.18-1.13 µm; 24.0 °C

Wavelength: µm
 (0.182 – 1.129)  
 

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Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{5.666959820\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-5.084151894\text{×}10^{-3}}+\frac{1.731900098\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-1.818488474\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{2.095951857\text{×}10^{-2}λ^2}{λ^2-2.625439472\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{1.125228406\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-1.073842352\text{×}10}$$

Comments

High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) distilled water at 24.0 °C.

Data

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Additional information

n_is_absolute: true
λ_is_vacuum: true
temperature: 24.0 °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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