An experimental system is described for measuring refractive indices of liquids and solids over a wide spectral range from the near IR to the near UV. A Pellin-Broca prism is used as the dispersing element. The obtained accuracy is Δn = ±10−4.
© 1983 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 2, 1983
Published: June 15, 1983
K. Schmid and A. Penzkofer, "Refractive-index measurements with a Pellin-Broca prism apparatus," Appl. Opt. 22, 1824-1827 (1983)