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Optical constants of Glycerol, C₃H₅(OH)₃

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Optical constants of Glycerol, C3H5(OH)3
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Wavelength: µm  (0.5893~1.05)
Refractive index

Refractive index - Wikipedia

n = 1.46991

Chromatic dispersion

Dispersion (optics) - Wikipedia

dn/dλ = -0.0305 µm-1

[ Figure: Refractive index of Glycerol, C3H5(OH)3 ]
Dispersion formula

Cauchy's equation - Wikipedia

$$ n =1.45797 + 0.00598 λ^{-2} - 0.00036 λ^{-4} $$

C

n = 1.45797 + 0.00598*pow(x,-2) - 0.00036*pow(x,-4)

Fortran

n = 1.45797 + 0.00598*x**(-2) - 0.00036*x**(-4)

Visual Basic

n = 1.45797 + 0.00598*x**(-2) - 0.00036*x**(-4)

Expressions for n

Conditions

25 °C

References

- J. Rheims, J. Köser and T. Wriedt. Refractive-index measurements in the near-IR using an Abbe refractometer, Meas. Sci. Technol. 8, 601-605 (1997) doi:10.1088/0957-0233/8/6/003

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Angle of incidence (0~90°): 
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Reflectance (at 0.6563 µm)

Fresnel equations - Wikipedia

RS = ... (S-polarized)
RP = ... (P-polarized)
R = ... (non-polarized, (RS+RP)/2 )

Reflection phase

ɸ = ...°
ɸS = ...°
ɸP = ...°

Brewster's angle

Brewster's angle - Wikipedia

θB = ...°

Critical angle

Total internal reflection - Wikipedia

θC = ...°

More info ( wiki )

Glycerol, C3H8O3

Chemical formula

C3H5(OH)3

Other names

  • Glycerin
  • Glycerine
  • Propane-1,2,3-triol
  • 1,2,3-Propanetriol
  • 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
  • Glyceritol
  • Glycyl alcohol

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