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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1984
  • pp: 3010–3013

Laser light refractometer

E. Moreels, C. de Greef, and R. Finsy  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 17, pp. 3010-3013 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.003010


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Abstract

This paper describes how a conventional Pulfrich refractometer can be modified for use with laser light sources for the precise determination of the refractive index of liquids. Measurements carried out on water, several organic liquids, and KCI solutions are reported. The performance as a differential refractometer in view of determinations of specific refractive-index increments (∂n/∂c) at laser wavelengths is also presented.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 29, 1983
Published: September 1, 1984

Citation
E. Moreels, C. de Greef, and R. Finsy, "Laser light refractometer," Appl. Opt. 23, 3010-3013 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-17-3010


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