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Optical constants of YbF3 (Ytterbium trifluoride)
Amotchkina et al, 2020: Thin film; n 0.4-14 µm, k 9.0-14 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.4 – 14)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n=1.484489+5.4996\text{×}10^{-5}λ^{-2}+2.6266\text{×}10^{-3}λ^{-4}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: false
wavelength_vacuum: false
substrate: ZnSe
film_thickness: 1.95 µm

Comments

1.95 µm YbF3 film deposited on 1 mm thick ZnSe substratee by e-beam evaporation at 120 °C substrate temperature.

References

T. Amotchkina, M. Trubetskov, D. Hahner, V. Pervak, Characterization of e-beam evaporated Ge, YbF3, ZnS, and LaF3 thin films for laser-oriented coatings, Appl. Opt. 59, A40-A47 (2020) (Data kindly provided by Tatiana Amotchkina [data] [description])

Data

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INFO

Ytterbium trifluoride, YbF3

Other names

  • Ytterbium(III) fluoride
  • Ytterbium fluoride

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