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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1699–1701

Refractivity of nitrogen gas in the vacuum ultraviolet

Ulf Griesmann and JohnH. Burnett  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 23, pp. 1699-1701 (1999)

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We have measured the refractivity of nitrogen gas in the ultraviolet and the vacuum ultraviolet, using a Fourier-transform spectrometer. A new two-term Sellmeier formula for the standard refractivity between 145 and 270 nm is derived.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4530) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical constants
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(300.6300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, Fourier transforms
(300.6540) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, ultraviolet

Ulf Griesmann and JohnH. Burnett, "Refractivity of nitrogen gas in the vacuum ultraviolet," Opt. Lett. 24, 1699-1701 (1999)

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