2 September 2010 A model for the optical properties of amorphous carbon (soot)
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Amorphous carbon is an important and ubiquitous material, yet the understanding of the optical properties as a function of frequency and temperature remains a challenge. In particular, a comprehensive physics-based model has been a long term need. Building on past work on diamond and pyrolytic graphite, a new model of the optical properties of soot is developed. The model includes frequency and temperature dependence. Current progress is presented.
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Michael E. Thomas, Michael E. Thomas, David E. Freund, David E. Freund, Richard I. Joseph, Richard I. Joseph, } "A model for the optical properties of amorphous carbon (soot)", Proc. SPIE 7792, Reflection, Scattering, and Diffraction from Surfaces II, 77920Y (2 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861051; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.861051


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