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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 1998
  • pp: 7091–7095

Refractive indices and extinction coefficients of polymers for the mid-infrared region

You Wang, Yukio Abe, Yuji Matsuura, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Hiroshi Uyama  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 30, pp. 7091-7095 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.007091


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Abstract

Refractive indices and extinction coefficients of several polymers have been measured for the wide infrared wavelength region. The polymers used as coating materials have also been found useful for low-loss hollow waveguides for the transmission of Er:YAG, CO, and CO2 laser light, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 1998
Revised Manuscript: July 13, 1998
Published: October 20, 1998

Citation
You Wang, Yukio Abe, Yuji Matsuura, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Hiroshi Uyama, "Refractive indices and extinction coefficients of polymers for the mid-infrared region," Appl. Opt. 37, 7091-7095 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-30-7091


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