Optical constants of Soda lime glass
Vogt et al. 2016: 5 ppm Fe2O3; n,k 0.30–1.69 µm
Complex refractive index (n+ik)
n k LogX LogY eV
Derived optical constants
Fe2O3 content 0.005‰ (5 ppm). Room temperature.
1) M. R. Vogt, H. Hahn, H. Holst, M. Winter, C. Schinke, M. Köntges, R. Brendel, P. P. Altermatt, Measurement of the optical constants of soda-lime glasses in dependence of iron content, and modeling of iron-related power losses in crystalline Si solar cell modules, IEEE J. Photovolt. 6, 111-118 (2016)
2) M. R. Vogt. Development of physical models for the simulation of optical properties of solar cell modules, PhD. Thesis (2015)
(Numerical data kindly provided by Malte Vogt)
Soda lime glassSoda-lime glass is the most prevalent type of glass, used for windowpanes and glass containers. Soda-lime glass accounts for about 90% of manufactured glass.
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