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Optical constants of CdS (Cadmium sulfide)
Treharne et al. 2011: Thin film; n,k 0.3-1.5 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.30141754 – 1.4979382)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Comments

A CdS film was deposited on to a soda-lime glass substrate using RF magnetron sputtering. A variable-angle ellipsometer was used to take amplitude and phase change measurements. The refractive index and extinction coefficient was extracted from a multi-oscillator model fit to the ellipsometry data, as a function of wavelength, from 300 to 1500 nm

References

R. E. Treharne, A. Seymour-Pierce, K. Durose, K. Hutchings, S. Roncallo, D. Lane, Optical design and fabrication of fully sputtered CdTe/CdS solar cells, J. Phys: Conf. Ser. 286, 012038, (2011) (Numerical data kindly provided Dr. Robert Treharne)

Data

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INFO

Cadmium sulfide, CdS

Other name

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

Minerals

  • Greenockite
  • Hawleyite

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