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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1977
  • pp: 3210–3213

Refractive index and surface layers of ceramic (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3 compounds

Philip D. Thacher  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 16, Issue 12, pp. 3210-3213 (1977)

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Refractive indexes of the (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3 system are determined by minimum deviation for eight ceramic compounds over the 400–750-nm wavelength range and for two compounds over the 25–150°C temperature range. The index of one compound (10/65/35) is reported to 2600 nm. Ellipsometric measurements show the presence of a low-index surface layer on these ceramics. Such layers, whose origin is not determined, have influenced previous index measurements based on reflection techniques.

© 1977 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 16, 1977
Published: December 1, 1977

Philip D. Thacher, "Refractive index and surface layers of ceramic (Pb,La)(Zr,Ti)O3 compounds," Appl. Opt. 16, 3210-3213 (1977)

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