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  • Vol. 61, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1971
  • pp: 89–90

Dispersion of Carbon Dioxide

J. G. OLD, K. L. GENTILI, and E. R. PECK  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp. 89-90 (1971)

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The refractivity of carbon dioxide has been measured at vacuum wavelengths from 0.4801260 to 1.8172 (µm). The data were fitted to a Sellmeier curve having three terms. The refractivity reduced to 1 atm at 0°C for 0.5462 µm is (n-1) 107=4505.0±0.6. By use of the dispersion formula, quantities related to dispersion were also found: absorption, oscillator strengths, dielectric constant, Verdet constant, and Rayleigh-scat-tering coefficient.

J. G. OLD, K. L. GENTILI, and E. R. PECK, "Dispersion of Carbon Dioxide," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 61, 89-90 (1971)

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