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Optical constants of SiO2 (Silicon dioxide, Silica, Quartz)
Gao et al. 2013: Thin film; n,k 0.252-1.25 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.252 – 1.250)  
 

Derived optical constants

n   k   logX   logY   eV

Comments

300-nm monolayer deposited on fused silica using the ion assistance electronic beam deposition technique.

References

L. Gao, F. Lemarchand, M. Lequime. Refractive index determination of SiO2 layer in the UV/Vis/NIR range: spectrophotometric reverse engineering on single and bi-layer designs, J. Europ. Opt. Soc. Rap. Public. 8, 13010 (2013) (Numerical data kindly provided by F. Lemarchand)

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Silicon dioxide, SiO2

Other names

  • Quartz
  • Silica
  • Silicon oxide
  • Silicon(IV) dioxide

Polymorphs

  • Alpha quartz (α-quartz, most common)
  • Beta quartz (β-quartz, only stable at temperatures above 573 °C)
  • Tridymite
  • Cristobalite
  • Coesite
  • Stishovite
  • Lechatelierite
  • Chalcedony

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