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Optical constants of SiC (Silicon carbide)
Fischer et al. 2017: 4H-SiC; n(e) 17-150 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (17 – 150)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=6.346+\frac{3.026λ^2}{λ^2-175.2}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

temperature: 20 °C

Comments

4H-SiC (hexagonal crystal structure); Extraordinary ray (e); Room temperature.

References

M. P. Fischer, J. Bühler, G. Fitzky, T. Kurihara, S. Eggert, A. Leitenstorfer, D. Brida. Coherent field transients below 15 THz from phase-matched difference frequency generation in 4H-SiC, Opt. Lett. 42, 2687-2690 (2017)

Data

[Expressions for n]   [CSV - comma separated]   [TXT - tab separated]   [Full database record]

INFO

Silicon carbide, SiC

Alternative names of some polymorphs

  • 6H-SiC: α-SiC
  • 3C-SiC: β-SiC

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