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Optical constants of (C2H4)n (Polyethylene, PE, HDPE)
Smith and Loewenstein 1975: HDPE; n,k 40.0-200 µm
(40.0000 – 200.0000)
Complex refractive index (n+ik)
Derived optical constants
HDPE. Measured using approximately 1 mm thick film.
D. R. Smith and E. V. Loewenstein. Optical constants of far infrared materials. 3: plastics, Appl. Opt. 14, 1335-1341 (1975)
Polyethylene, (C2H4)n (PE, HDPE)
Polyethylene is the most common plastic.
- High-density polyethylene (HDPE)