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Optical constants of Ag (Silver)
Windt et al. 1988: n,k 0.0024-0.122 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.00236 – 0.12157)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Comments

Optical constants are derived from reflectance vs angle of incidence measurements using a nonlinear least-squares curve-fitting technique based on the χ2 test

References

D. L. Windt, W. C. Cash, M. Scott, P. Arendt, B. Newnam, R. F. Fisher, A. B. Swartzlander. Optical constants for thin films of Ti, Zr, Nb, Mo, Ru, Rh, Pd, Ag, Hf, Ta, W, Re, Ir, Os, Pt, and Au from 24 Å to 1216 Å, Appl. Opt. 27, 246-278 (1988)

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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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