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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1986
  • pp: 1873–1875

Room-temperature dispersion equations for cubic zinc sulfide

Claude A. Klein  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 12, pp. 1873-1875 (1986)

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Original Manuscript: March 14, 1986
Published: June 15, 1986

Claude A. Klein, "Room-temperature dispersion equations for cubic zinc sulfide," Appl. Opt. 25, 1873-1875 (1986)

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  9. All our calculations were carried out on a Hewlett-Packard Series 80 personal computer.
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  15. Equation (1) with i = 1,2,3 and j = 1,2; the parameters Ai, Bj, λi, and λj, which have no obvious physical interpretation, are listed in Table IV of Ref. 2.

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