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Optical constants of ZnS (Zinc sulfide)
Debenham 1984: Cubic ZnS; n 0.405-13 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.405 – 13)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2=8.393+\frac{0.14383}{λ^2-0.2421^{2}}+\frac{4430.99}{λ^2-36.71^{2}}$$

Comments

Cubic ZnS, 20 °C

References

1) M. Debenham. Refractive indices of zinc sulfide in the 0.405-13-µm wavelength range, Appl. Opt., 23, 2238-2239 (1984)
2) C. A. Klein. Room-temperature dispersion equations for cubic zinc sulfide, Appl. Opt. 25, 1873-1875 (1986)
*Ref. 2 provides a modified Sellmeier equation based on data from Ref. 1

Data

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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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