The fitting of measured optical index data to the Sellmeier dispersion formula, using the variable projection algorithm, is described. Examples of fits obtained by this method to several Schott optical glasses and non-glass materials are given.
© 1984 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: August 19, 1984
Published: December 15, 1984
Berge Tatian, "Fitting refractive-index data with the Sellmeier dispersion formula," Appl. Opt. 23, 4477-4485 (1984)