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Optical constants of ZnS (Zinc sulfide)
Amotchkina et al, 2020: n 0.4-14 µm, k 0.4-1.0 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.4 – 14)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=0.010356+\frac{3.619092λ^2}{λ^2-0.02345364}+\frac{0.508130λ^2}{λ^2-0.099946}+\frac{2.219955λ^2}{λ^2-1148.729}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

n_absolute: false
wavelength_vacuum: false
substrate: Ge
film_thickness: 1.008 µm

Comments

1.008 µm ZnS film deposited on 3 mm thick Ge substrate 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

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

INFO

Zinc sulfide, ZnS

Other names

  • Zinc sulphide
  • Zinc blende (cubic ZnS)

Minerals

  • Sphalerite (mineral of cubic ZnS)
  • Wurtzite (mineral of hexagonal ZnS)

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