Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids: Volume 2 by Edward D. Palik

Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids: Volume 2

byEdward D. Palik, Edward D. Palik

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This handbook--a sequel to the widely used Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids--contains critical reviews and tabulated values of indexes of refraction (n) and extinction coefficients (k) for almost 50 materials that were not covered in the original handbook. For each material, the best known n and k values have been carefully tabulated, from the x-ray to millimeter-wave region of the spectrum by expert optical scientists. In addition, the handbook features thirteen introductory chapters that discuss the determination of n and k by various techniques.
* Contributors have decided the best values for n and k
* References in each critique allow the reader to go back to the original data to examine and understand where the values have come from
* Allows the reader to determine if any data in a spectral region needs to be filled in
* Gives a wide and detailed view of experimental techniques for measuring the optical constants n and k
* Incorporates and describes crystal structure, space-group symmetry, unit-cell dimensions, number of optic and acoustic modes, frequencies of optic modes, the irreducible representation, band gap, plasma frequency, and static dielectric constant

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Edward D. Palik received his B.S. in Physics 1950, his M.S. in 1952, and his Ph.D. in 1955 from Ohio State University. He specialized in far-infrared spectroscopy and was assistant professor at Ohio State University during 1955-1956. He was a NSF fellow at the University of Michigan in 1956 and 1957 and a General Motors Fellow at Ohio ...
Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids
Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids

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Title:Handbook of Optical Constants of Solids: Volume 2Format:OtherDimensions:1096 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 2, 2012Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080556302

ISBN - 13:9780080556307

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Determination of Optical Constants: E.D. Palik, Introductory Remarks. R.T. Holm, Convention Confusions. E. Pelletier, Methods for Determining Optical Parameters of Thin Films. G.J. Sprokel and J.D. Swalen, The Attenuated Total Reflection Method. P. Apell and O. Hunderi, Optical Properties of Superlattices. B. Jensen, Calculation of the Refractive Index of Compound Semiconductors below the Band Gap. A.R. Forouhi and I. Bloomer, Calculation of Optical Constants, n and k in the Interband Region. M.E. Thomas, Temperature Dependence of the Complex Index of Refraction. M.L. Scott, Measurement of n and k in the XUV by the Angle-of-Incidence Total-External-Reflectance Method. J. Barth, R.L. Johnson, and M. Cardona, Spectroscopic Ellipsometry in the 6-35 eV Region. R. Tatchyn, Methods Based on Multiple-Slit Fourier Transform Interferometry for Determining Thin-Film Optical Constants in the VUV/Soft X-Ray Range. H.G. Birken, C. Blessing, and C. Kunz, Determination of Optical Constants from Angular-Dependent Photoelectric-Yield Measurements. J. Pfl*aduger and J. Fink, Determination of Optical Constants by High-Energy Electron*b1Energy*b1Loss Spectroscopy (EELS). E.D. Palik, Optical Parameters for the Materials in Volumes I and II. Critiques: Metals: D.W. Lynch and W.R. Hunter, An Introduction to the Data for Several Metals. E.T. Arakawa, T.A. Callcott, and Y.-C. Chang, Beryllium (Be). L. Ward, Cobalt (Co). A. Borghesi and G. Guizzetti, Graphite (C). E.T. Arakawa and T. Inagaki, Mercury (Hg). A. Borghesi and A. Piaggi, Palladium (Pd). G. Guizzetti and A. Piaggi, Vanadium (V). Semiconductors: E.D. Palik, O.J. Glembocki, and K. Takarabe, Aluminum Arsenide (AlAs). D.F. Edwards and R.H. White, Aluminum Antimonide (AlSb). O.J. Glembocki and K. Takarabe, Aluminum Gallium Arsenide (AlxGal-xAs). H. Piller, Cadmium Selenide (CdSe). L. Ward, Cadmium Sulphide (CdS). D.F. Edwards and R.H. White, Gallium Antimonide (GaSb). J. Huml*aai*ajcek, F. Lukes*ajs, and E. Schmidt, Silicon-Germanium Alloys (SixGel-x). H. Piller, Lead Tin Telluride (PbSnTe). P. Amirtharaj, Mercury Camdium Telluride (Hg1-xCdxTe). E.D. Palik, Selenium (Se). S.A. Alterovitz and J.A. Woollam, Cubic Silicon Carbide (GREEK BETA*****)-SiC. E.D. Palik, Tellurium (Te). H. Piller, Tin Telluride (SnTe). L. Ward, Zinc Selenide (ZnSe), Zinc Telluride (ZnTe). Insulators: F. Gervais, Aluminum Oxide (A1203). W.J. Tropf and M.E. Thomas, Aluminum Oxynitride (ALON) Spinel. C. Wong, Y.Y. Teng, J. Ashok, and P.L.H. Varaprasad, Barium Titanate (BaTiO3). D.F. Edwards and R.H. White, Beryllium Oxide (BeO). D.F. Bezuidenhout, Calcium Fluoride (CaF2). S.A. Alterovitz, N. Savvides, F.W. Smith, and J.A. Woollam, Amorphous Hydrogenated "Diamondlike" Carbon Films and Arc-Evaporated Carbon Films. J.E. Eldridge, Cesium Iodide (CsI). C.G. Ribbing and A. Roos, Copper Oxides (Cu2O, CuO). W.J. Tropf and M.E. Thomas, Magnesium Aluminum Spinel (MgAl2O4). T.M. Cotter, M.E. Thomas, and W.J. Tropf, Magnesium Fluoride (MgF2). D.M. Roessler and D.R. Huffman, Magnesium Oxide (MgO). J. Ashok, P.L.H. Varaprasad, and J.R. Birch, Polyethylene (C2H4)n. E.D. Palik, Potassium Bromide (KBr). D.F. Edwards and R.H. White, Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate (KH2PO4, KDP) and Three of Its Isomorphs. I. Ohl*aaidal and K. Navr*aaatil, Sodium Fluoride (NaF). F. Gervais, Strontium Titanate (SrTiO3). I. Ohl*aaidal and K. Navr*aaatil, Thorium Fluoride (ThF4). M.R. Querry, D.M. Wieliczka, and D.J. Segelstein, Water (H2O). W.J. Tropf and M.E. Thomas, Yttrium Oxide (Y2O3). Each chapter includes references. Index.**