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Index of Refraction

  1. Feb 3, 2010 #1

    Ok, I have been looking for a chart anywhere on the internet concerning the density of materials and the index of refraction. Wikipedia has one but it is just the different density of one type of glass vs index of refraction. Im looking for a chart with many materials and all their indexes of refraction.

    Anyone know where I can find this? It has been annoying me for about two weeks now.
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  3. Feb 3, 2010 #2
    and this is just because i am interested in the density vs index of refraction relationship
  4. Feb 5, 2010 #3

    Claude Bile

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    I would suggest looking up a specialist glass manufacturer like Schott or Kigre. They may have a chart of the sort you describe. You could even try emailing their sales department, you can get in contact with some glass experts and they are usually willing to answer questions, even if you aren't interested in buying their product per se.

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