The indices of refraction of potassium pentaborate, KB<sub>5</sub>O<sub>8</sub>.4H<sub>2</sub>O, have been measured over a range of wavelengths and the results fitted to a Sellmeier equation. No indication of an approaching absorption edge is found in transmission measurements from 0.56 to 0.20 µ.
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William R. Cook Jr. and L. M. Hubby Jr., "Indices of refraction of potassium pentaborate," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 72-73 (1976)