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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1991
  • pp: 647–651

Precise determination of refractometric parameters for atmospheric gases

Keith P. Birch  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 647-651 (1991)

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Refractometric parameters of several atmospheric gases have been precisely determined at 633 nm with an uncertainty approaching ±2 parts per 104, and these parameters, together with an examination of the validity of the Lorentz–Lorenz formula when applied to air, are discussed.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 2, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: November 2, 1990
Published: April 1, 1991

Keith P. Birch, "Precise determination of refractometric parameters for atmospheric gases," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 647-651 (1991)

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