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Optical constants of C5H11OH (Pentanol, amyl alcohol)
Moutzouris et al. 2013: Normal amyl alcohol; 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

$$n^2=1.954280294-0.0018197λ^{2}+0.00906961λ^{-2}-0.00016629λ^{-4}+6.7645\text{×}10^{-5}λ^{-6}$$

Comments

Normal amyl alcohol; 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

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INFO

Pentanol (Amyl alcohol), C5H12O

Chemical formula

  • Normal amyl alcohol: CH3CH2CH2CH2OH or C5H11OH
  • Isoamyl alcohol: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH

Other names

Normal amyl alcohol Isoamyl alcohol
  • 1-Pentanol
  • n-Pentanol
  • Pentan-1-ol
  • 3-Methyl-1-Butanol
  • 3-Methylbutan-1-ol
  • Isopentyl alcohol
  • Isopentanol
  • Isobutylcarbinol

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