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Data for metal oxides on complex refractive index in the infrared

  1. Feb 10, 2014 #1


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    I want to use the ray tracing software ZEMAX to calculate reflection and absorption using thin metal oxide coatings on for example plastic materials. For this I need is the real and imaginary part of the refractive index in the wavelength region 1-10 micrometer for the metal oxides ZnO, ITO (indium tin oxide), VO2, and for the protective coating Al2O3. I find it hard to find such data. Anyone who has any ideas where I can find this data?
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  3. May 29, 2014 #2
    unfortunately, you'll have to slog through the Interwebs. there are some website that have this information for x-rays like cxro, but I don't know of any for ir wavelengths.
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