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Optical constants of ZnO (Zinc monoxide)
Bodurov et al. 2016: Nanoparticles; n 0.405-0.635 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.405 – 0.635)  
 

Derived optical constants

logX   logY   eV

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{2.7820λ^2}{λ^2-0.0842380^2}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_is_absolute: false
λ_is_vacuum: false
temperature: 24 °C

Comments

<50 nm diameter nanoparticles dispersed in water. Concentration 50 wt.%. 24 °C. Refractive index of nanoparticles calculated using Bruggeman's effective medium approximation.

References

I. Bodurov, I. Vlaeva, A. Viraneva, T. Yovcheva, S. Sainov. Modified design of a laser refractometer, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology 16, 31-33 (2016)

Data

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

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Zinc monoxide, ZnO

Other names

  • Zinc(II) oxide
  • Zinc oxide
  • Zinc white
  • Calamine

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