A method for automating refractive index measurements of liquids has been implemented on a Hilger-Chance refractometer. A beam angle sensor using a position-sensitive detector enables automated determination of angles usually obtained by visual reading.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.4530) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical constants
B. M. Pixton and J. E. Greivenkamp, "Automated Hilger-Chance Refractometer for Index Measurement of Liquids," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFMC7.
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