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Optical constants of H2O, D2O (Water, heavy water, ice)
Segelstein 1981: Water; n,k 0.034-1.0e7 µm; 25 °C

Wavelength: µm
 (3.3962528E-02 – 1.0000000E+07)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: true
wavelength_vacuum: true
temperature: 25 °C

Comments

Liquid water (H2O) at 25 °C (from Hale and Querry 1973)

References

D. J. Segelstein. The complex refractive index of water, Master Thesis (1981)
Note: This is a continuation of work of Hale and Querry (1973) providing improved data and extended range.

Data

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INFO

Water and ice, H2O

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

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