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Optical constants of C8H18 (Octane)
Kerl and Varchmin 1995: n-Octane; 313 K; n 0.326-0.644 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.326 – 0.644)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n=1.38294558-4.39080\text{×}10^{-3}λ^{-1}+4.67174\text{×}10^{-3}λ^{-2}$$

Comments

n-Octane; 313 K (40 °C). See the original publication for the expression for n(λ,T).

References

K. Kerl, H. Varchmin. Refractive index dispersion (RID) of some liquids in the UV/VIS between 20°C and 60°C, J. Mol. Struct. 349, 257-260 (1995)

Data

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INFO

Octane, C8H18

Structural formula

CH3(CH2)6CH3

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