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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1973
  • pp: 837–840

Spectral Reflectivity Measurements Using Fiber Optics

L. A. Lott and D. L. Cash  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 837-840 (1973)

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A simple technique utilizing a bifurcated fiber light guide for obtaining the reflectivity spectra of specular and diffusely reflecting surfaces is described. The technique can be used in certain situations where conventional reflectometers are not practical.

© 1973 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 2, 1972
Published: April 1, 1973

L. A. Lott and D. L. Cash, "Spectral Reflectivity Measurements Using Fiber Optics," Appl. Opt. 12, 837-840 (1973)

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  1. Bifurcated fiber light guide, The Ealing Corporation, Cambridge, Mass.
  2. Model B spectrophotometer, Beckman Instruments, Inc., Fullerton, California.
  3. D. E. Grey, Ed. American Institute of Physics Handbook (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1963).
  4. O. S. Heavens, Optical Properties of Thin Solid Films (Dover, New York, 1955).
  5. W. W. Wendlandt, H. G. Hecht, Reflectance Spectroscopy (Interscience, New York, 1966), p. 268.

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