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Optical constants of (C2H6OSi)n (Polydimethylsiloxane, PDMS)
Schneider et al. 2009: Sylgard 184; n 0.35-0.70 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.35 – 0.7)  
 

Derived optical constants

logX   logY   eV

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n^2-1=\frac{1.0093λ^2}{λ^2-0.013185}$$

Comments

Sylgard 184 (Dow)

References

F. Schneider, J. Draheim, R. Kamberger, U. Wallrabe. Process and material properties of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) for Optical MEMS, Sens. Actuators A Phys. 151, 95-99 (2009)

Data

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

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Polydimethylsiloxane, (C2H6OSi)n

Other names

  • PDMS
  • Poly(dimethylsiloxane)
  • Dimethicone
  • Dimethylpolysiloxane

Food additive code

  • E900

Trademarks

  • SF-96 (Momentive)
  • RTV 615 (Momentive)
  • Sylgard 184 (Dow)

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