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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 2696–2698

Modeling the Wavelength Dependence of the Index of Refraction of Water in the Range 200 nm to 200 μm

Aleksandra B. Djurišić and Božidar V. Stanić  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 13, pp. 2696-2698 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.002696


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Abstract

We modeled the index of refraction of water at a temperature of25 °C, employing a Lorentz model for wavelengths ranging from 200 nmto 200 μm. We determined model parameters by minimizingdiscrepancies between calculated and experimental data, using an elitegenetic algorithm with adaptive mutations. We found that a Lorentzmodel with six oscillators fits the available data well in the wholerange of interest.

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OCIS Codes
(010.7340) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Water
(120.4530) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical constants
(120.5710) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Refraction

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Aleksandra B. Djurišić and Božidar V. Stanić, "Modeling the Wavelength Dependence of the Index of Refraction of Water in the Range 200 nm to 200 μm," Appl. Opt. 37, 2696-2698 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-13-2696


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