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Optical constants of ZnO (Zinc monoxide)
Bond et al. 1965: n(o) 0.45-4.0 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.45 – 4)  
 

Derived optical constants

logX   logY   eV

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2=2.81418+\frac{0.87968λ^{2}}{λ^2-0.3042^{2}}-0.00711λ^{2}$$

Comments

Ordinary ray (o). Room temperature.

References

1) W. L. Bond. Measurement of the refractive indices of several crystals, J. Appl. Phys. 36, 1674-1677 (1965)
2) Handbook of Optics, 3rd edition, Vol. 4. McGraw-Hill 2009
* Ref. 2 provides Sellmeier equation based on the data from ref. 1

Data

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Zinc monoxide, ZnO

Other names

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

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