27 February 1980 Survey Of Refractive Data On Materials For High-Power Ultraviolet Laser Applications
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A literature survey of refractive indices, thermo-optic constants and photoelastic constants has been conducted for materials of potential use in high-power ultraviolet applications. The limiting ultraviolet wavelength for which data exist is given for twenty alkali-halides, sixteen other crystalline solids, and three glasses. The bulk of the materials selected for the survey have band gaps that exceed 7 eV which is twice the photon energy of the XeF laser. There are large gaps in the available data for most of the materials.
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Albert Feldman, Albert Feldman, Roy M. Waxler, Roy M. Waxler, Irving H. Malitson, Irving H. Malitson, } "Survey Of Refractive Data On Materials For High-Power Ultraviolet Laser Applications", Proc. SPIE 0204, Physical Properties of Optical Materials, (27 February 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958151; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958151
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