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Optical constants of Ge (Germanium)
Nunley et al, 2016: n,k 0.188-2.48 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (1.879E-1 – 2.480E+0)  
 

Derived optical constants

n   k   logX   logY   eV

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: true
wavelength_vacuum: true

Comments

300 K

References

T. N. Nunley, N. S. Fernando, N. Samarasingha, J. M. Moya, C. M. Nelson, A. A. Medina, S. Zollner, Optical constants of germanium and thermally grown germanium dioxide from 0.5 to 6.6 eV via a multi-sample ellipsometry investigation, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 34, 061205 (2016) (see supplemental materials)

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Germanium, Ge

Germanium is a popular optical material for infrared optical diapason. Ge optical components (lenses, filters, beamsplitters etc.) are used in thermal imaging, CO2 lasers, night vision systems and other applications in mid-wave infrared (MWIR) and long-wave infrared (LWIR).

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