Designing photonic devices using organic nonlinear dye/polymer composites requires an accurate determination of the index. A model of the wavelength and concentration dependence of the index that includes the density dependence is given.
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R. S. Lepkowicz, J. S. Shirk, G. Beadie, S. R. Flom, A. Ranade, E. Baer, and A. Hiltner, "The Refractive Index of Dye/Polymer Composite Films," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThI4.
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