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Optical constants of 5CB (4-pentyl-4'-cyanobiphenyl)
Tkachenko et al. 2006: n(e) 0.532-1.7 µm

Wavelength: µm
 (0.532 – 1.7)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula [ i ]

$$n=1.65535+0.01355λ^{-2}+0.00153λ^{-4}$$

Comments

Extraordinary ray (e).

References

V. Tkachenko, G. Abbate, A. Marino, F. Vita, M. Giocondo, A. Mazzulla, F. Ciuchi, L. De Stefano. Nematic liquid crystal optical dispersion in the visible-near infrared range, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 454, 263/[665]-271/[673], 2006

Data

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

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Liquid crystals

Liquid crystal (LC) is a state of matter that have properties between those of a conventional liquid and those of a solid crystal.

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