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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1984
  • pp: 541–547

Optical properties of NH3 ice from the far infrared to the near ultraviolet

John V. Martonchik, Glenn S. Orton, and John F. Appleby  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 541-547 (1984)

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The optical constants (nr,ni) for solid ammonia in the cubic phase from 50 to 71,000 cm−1 (0.14–200 μm) are displayed in both graphical and tabular form. The refractive indices nr were obtained from previously published spectra of the absorption index ni by means of the Kramers-Kronig dispersion relation. Mie scattering parameters in the same spectral range are graphically illustrated for particle sizes from 1 to 100 μm. An application of these results to the atmosphere of the planet Jupiter is also presented.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 18, 1983
Published: February 15, 1984

John V. Martonchik, Glenn S. Orton, and John F. Appleby, "Optical properties of NH3 ice from the far infrared to the near ultraviolet," Appl. Opt. 23, 541-547 (1984)

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