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Optical constants of PbS (Lead sulfide)
Zemel et al. 1965: n 3.5-10 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (3.5 – 10)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{15.9λ^2}{λ^2-0.77^2}+\frac{133.2λ^2}{λ^2-141^2}$$

Comments

300 K (27 °C)

References

1) J. N. Zemel, J. D. Jensen, and R. B. Schoolar. Electrical and optical properties of epitaxial films of PbS, PbSe, PbTe, and SnTe, Phys. Rev. 140, A330-A342, 1965
2) Handbook of Optics, 2nd edition, Vol. 2. McGraw-Hill 1994).
*Ref. 2 provides second term of the dispersion formula

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Lead sulfide, PbS

Other names

  • Lead(II) sulfide
  • Lead sulphide

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