is our new website that aims at connecting optical professionals with employers looking to outsource optics related work. Sign up
and post a listing
now to start offering a service.
Optical constants of Kapton
Smith and Loewenstein 1975: n,k 28.6-182 µm
(28.5714 – 181.8182)
Complex refractive index (n+ik)
Derived optical constants
Polyimide manufactured by DuPont under the name Kapton.
D. R. Smith and E. V. Loewenstein. Optical constants of far infrared materials. 3: plastics, Appl. Opt. 14, 1335-1341 (1975)
Kapton is a polyimide film developed by DuPont in the late 1960s that remains stable across a wide range of temperatures.