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  • Vol. 59, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1969
  • pp: 1225–1227

Determination of the Optical Constants of Anisotropic Crystals

R. H. W. GRAVES  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 59, Issue 9, pp. 1225-1227 (1969)

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Methods of determining the principal optical constants of biaxial and uniaxial crystals are presented, using either ellipsometric or reflectance measurements.

© 1969 Optical Society of America

R. H. W. GRAVES, "Determination of the Optical Constants of Anisotropic Crystals," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 59, 1225-1227 (1969)

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  1. A. P. Lenham, Proc. Phys. Soc. (London) 82, 933 (1963).
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