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Optical constants of HgS (Mercury sulfide)
Bond et al. 1967: α-HgS; n(e) 0.62-11 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.62 – 11)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=3.0101+\frac{4.3736λ^2}{λ^2-0.1284}+\frac{1.5604λ^2}{λ^2-705}$$

Comments

Extraordinary ray

References

1) W. L. Bond et al.. Refractive indices of HgS (Cinnabar) between 0.62 and 11 μ, J. Appl. Phys., 38, 4090-4091 (1967)
2) G. C. Bhar. Refractive index interpolation in phase-matching, Appl. Opt. 15, 305-307 (1976)
*Ref. 2 provides a dispersion formula based on data from Ref. 1

Data

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INFO

Mercury sulfide, HgS

Other names

  • Mercuric sulfide
  • Mercury sulphide
  • Mercury(II) sulfide
  • Cinnabar, Vermilion

Mineral

  • Cinnabar

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