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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)  
 

Derived optical constants

logX   logY   eV

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 Sellmeier equation based on the data from Ref. 1

Data

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Mercury sulfide, HgS

Other names

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

Mineral

  • Cinnabar

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