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Optical constants of H2O, D2O (Water, heavy water, ice)
Daimon and Masumura 2007: Water; n 0.18-1.13 µm; 19.0 °C

Wavelength: µm
 (0.182 – 1.129)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{5.672526103\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-5.085550461\text{×}10^{-3}}+\frac{1.736581125\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-1.814938654\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{2.121531502\text{×}10^{-2}λ^2}{λ^2-2.617260739\text{×}10^{-2}}+\frac{1.138493213\text{×}10^{-1}λ^2}{λ^2-1.073888649\text{×}10}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: true
wavelength_vacuum: true
temperature: 19.0 °C

Comments

High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) distilled water at 19.0 °C.

References

M. Daimon and A. Masumura. Measurement of the refractive index of distilled water from the near-infrared region to the ultraviolet region, Appl. Opt. 46, 3811-3820 (2007)

Data

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

INFO

Water and ice, H2O

Water is the most abundant compound on Earth's surface.

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