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Optical constants of SiC (Silicon carbide)
Shaffer 1971: β-SiC; n 0.467-0.691 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.467 – 0.691)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n=2.5538+0.0342λ^{-2}$$

Comments

β-SiC (zincblende crystal structure)

References

P. T. B. Shaffer. Refractive index, dispersion, and birefringence of silicon carbide polytypes, Appl. Opt. 10, 1034-1036 (1971)

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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