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Optical constants of CdS (Cadmium sulfide)
Bieniewski and Czyzak 1963: n(o) 0.51-1.4 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.51 – 1.4)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2=5.1792+\frac{0.23504}{λ^2-0.083591}+\frac{0.036927}{λ^2-0.23504}$$

Comments

Ordinary ray (o). 25 °C.

References

1) T. M. Bieniewski and S. J. Czyzak. Refractive indexes of single hexagonal ZnS and CdS crystals, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 53, 496-497 (1963)
2) M. Sanchez Gomez, J. M. Guerra, and F. Vilches. Weighted nonlinear regression analysis of a Sellmeier expansion: comparison of several nonlinear fits of CdS dispersion, Appl. Opt. 24, 1147-1150 (1985)
* Ref. 2 provides a dispersion formula based on data from ref. 1

Data

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

INFO

Cadmium sulfide, CdS

Other name

  • Cadmium(II) sulfide
  • Cadmium sulphide
  • Cadmium(II) sulphide

Minerals

  • Greenockite
  • Hawleyite

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