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Optical constants of C5H12O2 (Pentanediol)
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

$$n^2=2.051562214-0.00354681λ^{2}+0.01192405λ^{-2}-0.000350124λ^{-4}+8.97124\text{×}10^{-5}λ^{-6}$$

Comments

1,5-Pentanediol; 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

Pentanediol, C5H12O2

Isomers

  • 1,5-Pentanediol - most common isomer
  • 2,4-Pentanediol
  • 1,2-Pentanediol

Chemical formula

1,5-Pentanediol: HOCH2CH2CH2CH2CH2OH

Other names

1,5-Pentanediol:
  • Pentane-1,5-diol
  • Pentylene glycol
  • Pentamethylene glycol
  • 1,5-Dihydroxypentane

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