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Optical constants of MgO (Magnesium monoxide)
Stephens and Malitson 1952: n 0.405-0.768 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.4047 – 0.7679)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2=2.957019+\frac{0.0216485}{λ^2-0.0158650}-0.0101373λ^{2}$$

Comments

30 °C. This formula gives more accurate values for visible than the other formula describing the entire transmission range.

References

R. E. Stephens and I. H. Malitson. Index of refraction of magnesium oxide, J. Res. Natl. Bur. Stand. 49 249-252 (1952)

Data

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Magnesium monoxide, MgO

Other names

  • Magnesia
  • Magnesium(II) oxide
  • Magnesium oxide

Mineral

  • Periclase

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