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Optical constants of C2H5OH (Ethanol)
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 ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{0.83189λ^2}{λ^2-0.00930}+\frac{-0.15582λ^2}{λ^2+49.45200}$$

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

Ethanol, C2H6O

Chemical formula

C2H5OH

Other names

  • Ethyl alcohol
  • Grain alcohol
  • Pure alcohol
  • Hydroxyethane
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Ethyl hydrate

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