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Optical constants of 5CB (4-pentyl-4'-cyanobiphenyl)
Wu et al. 1993: n(e) 0.4–0.8 µm; 34.8 °C

Wavelength: µm
 (0.4 – 0.8)  
 

Complex refractive index (n+ik)[ i ]


n   k   LogX   LogY   eV

Derived optical constants

Dispersion formula

$$n-1=0.4680+\frac{1.7205}{22.6757-λ^{-2}}+\frac{1.1406}{12.5748-λ^{-2}}$$

Conditions & Spec sheet

temperature: 34.8 °C

Comments

34.8 °C. Extraordinary ray (e).

References

S. T. Wu, C. Wu, W. Warenghem, M. Ismaili. Refractive index dispersions of liquid crystals, Opt. Eng. 32, 1775-1780 (1993)

Data

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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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