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Optical constants of CHCl3 (Chloroform)
Kedenburg et al. 2012: n 0.5-1.6 µm, k 0.5-1.75 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.5 – 1.75)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{1.04647λ^2}{λ^2-0.01048}+\frac{0.00345λ^2}{λ^2-0.15207}$$

Comments

20 °C.

References

S. Kedenburg, M. Vieweg, T. Gissibl, and H. Giessen. Linear refractive index and absorption measurements of nonlinear optical liquids in the visible and near-infrared spectral region, Opt. Mat. Express 2, 1588-1611 (2012)

Data

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

INFO

Chloroform, CHCl3

Other names

  • Trichloromethane
  • Formyl trichloride
  • Methane trichloride
  • Methyl trichloride
  • Methenyl trichloride
  • TCM
  • Freon 20
  • Refrigerant-20
  • R-20
  • UN 1888

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