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Optical constants of CaCO3 (Calcium carbonate, Calcite)
Ghosh 1999: n(e) 0.204-2.172 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.204 – 2.172)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=0.35859695+\frac{0.82427830λ^2}{λ^2-1.06689543\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{0.14429128λ^2}{λ^2-120}$$

Comments

Extraordinary ray (e). Room temperature

References

G. Ghosh. Dispersion-equation coefficients for the refractive index and birefringence of calcite and quartz crystals, Opt. Commun. 163, 95-102 (1999)

Data

[Expressions for n]   [CSV - comma separated]   [TXT - tab separated]   [Full database record]

INFO

Calcium carbonate, CaCO3

Other names

  • Calcium(II) carbonate
  • Limestone
  • Aragonite
  • Chalk
  • Marble
  • Pearl
  • Oyster

Mineral

  • Calcite

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