The bulk and surface absorption coefficients of CdTe modulator crystals at 10.6 µm were compared with those of single-crystal KC1 and NaCl which served to calibrate the laser calorimeter. High-resistivity (>107 ohm/cm) CdTe crystals exhibited a bulk absorption coefficient of 0.0014 cm-1.
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A. W. Tucker, M. Birnbaum, H. Montes, and C. L. Fincher, "Absorption coefficient at 10.6 µm in CdTe modulator crystals," Appl. Opt. 21, 2920-2922 (1982)