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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1997
  • pp: 877–884

Simultaneous measurement of optical constants of dispersive material at visible and infrared wavelengths

You Wang and Mitsunobu Miyagi  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 4, pp. 877-884 (1997)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.36.000877


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Abstract

A systematic method has been proposed to evaluate the complex refractive indices and thicknesses of dispersive polymer thin films in both visible and infrared regions. The curve-fitting method has been applied to the measurement of the film thicknesses and complex refractive indices in the visible and near-infrared regions. The accuracy of the evaluated film thickness is of the order of ±0.5%. The presented method is useful for characterizing the optical properties of polymers whose refractive indices are near to those of substrates.

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Original Manuscript: April 25, 1996
Published: February 1, 1997

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You Wang and Mitsunobu Miyagi, "Simultaneous measurement of optical constants of dispersive material at visible and infrared wavelengths," Appl. Opt. 36, 877-884 (1997)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-36-4-877


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