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  • Vol. 49, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 1959
  • pp: 710–712

Birefringence of Quartz and Calcite

R. N. SMARTT and W. H. STEEL  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 49, Issue 7, pp. 710-712 (1959)

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The measured birefringences of quartz and calcite plates are given at several visible wavelengths for temperatures of 20° and 40°C.

R. N. SMARTT and W. H. STEEL, "Birefringence of Quartz and Calcite," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 49, 710-712 (1959)

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