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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2011
  • pp: 6006–6010

Temperature-dependent index of refraction of monoclinic Ga 2 O 3 single crystal

Indranil Bhaumik, R. Bhatt, S. Ganesamoorthy, A. Saxena, A. K. Karnal, P. K. Gupta, A. K. Sinha, and S. K. Deb  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 31, pp. 6006-6010 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.006006


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Abstract

We present temperature-dependent refractive index along crystallographic b [ 010 ] and a direction perpendicular to ( 100 ) -plane for monoclinic phase (β) Ga 2 O 3 single crystal grown by the optical floating zone technique. The experimental results are consistent with the theoretical result of Litimein et al. [1]. Also, the Sellmeier equation for wavelengths in the range of 0.4 1.55 μm is formulated at different temperatures in the range of 30 175 ° C . The thermal coefficient of refractive index in the above specified range is 10 5 / ° C .

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties

ToC Category:
Materials

History
Original Manuscript: August 15, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 15, 2011
Published: October 31, 2011

Citation
Indranil Bhaumik, R. Bhatt, S. Ganesamoorthy, A. Saxena, A. K. Karnal, P. K. Gupta, A. K. Sinha, and S. K. Deb, "Temperature-dependent index of refraction of monoclinic Ga2O3 single crystal," Appl. Opt. 50, 6006-6010 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-31-6006


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