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Optical constants of HgS (Mercury sulfide)
Bond et al. 1967: α-HgS; n(o) 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 ]

$$n^2-1=3.1506+\frac{2.7896λ^2}{λ^2-0.1328}+\frac{1.1378λ^2}{λ^2-705}$$

Comments

Ordinary ray

References

1) W. L. Bond, G. D. Boyd and H. L. Carter Jr.. 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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