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Optical constants of CH3OH (Methanol)
Moutzouris et al. 2013: n 0.450-1.55 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.45 – 1.551)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula

$$n^2=1.745946239-0.005362181λ^{2}+0.004656355λ^{-2}+0.00044714λ^{-4}-0.000015087λ^{-6}$$

Comments

300 K (27 °C).

References

K. Moutzouris, M. Papamichael, S. C. Betsis, I. Stavrakas, G. Hloupis and D. Triantis. Refractive, dispersive and thermo-optic properties of twelve organic solvents in the visible and near-infrared, Appl. Phys. B 116, 617-622 (2013)

Data

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

INFO

Methanol, CH4O

Chemical formula

CH3OH or MeOH

Other names

  • Hydroxymethane
  • Methyl alcohol
  • Methyl hydrate
  • Methyl hydroxide
  • Methylic alcohol
  • Methylol
  • Wood alcohol

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