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Optical constants of Ag (Silver)
Rakić et al. 1998: Lorentz-Drude model; n,k 0.248-12.4 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (2.4797e-01 – 1.2398e+01)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: true
wavelength_vacuum: true

Comments

Fit of experimental data from several sources to Lorentz-Drude (LD) model

References

A. D. Rakić, A. B. Djurišic, J. M. Elazar, and M. L. Majewski. Optical properties of metallic films for vertical-cavity optoelectronic devices, Appl. Opt. 37, 5271-5283 (1998)
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Silver, Ag

Silver is often used as a coating material for broadband mirrors for visible and infrared spectral regions.

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