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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 1998
  • pp: 7091–7095

Refractive indices and extinction coefficients of polymers for the mid-infrared region

You Wang, Yukio Abe, Yuji Matsuura, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Hiroshi Uyama  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 30, pp. 7091-7095 (1998)

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Refractive indices and extinction coefficients of several polymers have been measured for the wide infrared wavelength region. The polymers used as coating materials have also been found useful for low-loss hollow waveguides for the transmission of Er:YAG, CO, and CO2 laser light, respectively.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films

Original Manuscript: February 23, 1998
Revised Manuscript: July 13, 1998
Published: October 20, 1998

You Wang, Yukio Abe, Yuji Matsuura, Mitsunobu Miyagi, and Hiroshi Uyama, "Refractive indices and extinction coefficients of polymers for the mid-infrared region," Appl. Opt. 37, 7091-7095 (1998)

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