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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1537–1540

Optical properties of hot-pressed B4C in the extreme ultraviolet

Juan I. Larruquert and Ritva A. M. Keski-Kuha  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 10, pp. 1537-1540 (2000)

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Hot-pressed B4C is found to have a high normal reflectance in the extreme-UV spectral region above 49 nm. This reflectance is comparable with or higher than chemical-vapor-deposited SiC in the spectral region from 49 to 92 nm. Reflectance measurements as a function of the angle of incidence yielded the optical constants of B4C in the spectral range 49–121.6 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4530) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical constants
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection
(230.4040) Optical devices : Mirrors
(260.7200) Physical optics : Ultraviolet, extreme
(260.7210) Physical optics : Ultraviolet, vacuum

Original Manuscript: October 6, 1999
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2000
Published: April 1, 2000

Juan I. Larruquert and Ritva A. M. Keski-Kuha, "Optical properties of hot-pressed B4C in the extreme ultraviolet," Appl. Opt. 39, 1537-1540 (2000)

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