Refractive Index of Ag, Silver

Silver is a metallic chemical element with the chemical symbol Ag.

For a typical sample of Ag the refractive index and extinction coefficient at 632.8 nm are 0.135 and 3.985. Below are files of complete refractive index and extinction coefficients. If the file is not available for download, you can request our proprietary file by clicking "Request".

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Wavelength (nm)

Refractive Index Reference - P. Winsemius, F. F. van Kampen, H. P. Lengkeek, and C. G. van Went, J. Phys. F 6, 1583 (1976)

Wikipedia: Silver
Winsemius, P. et al (1976) "Temperature dependence of the optical properties of Au, Ag and Cu" J. Phys. F: Met. Phys. 6 1583 doi: 10.1088/0305-4608/6/8/017

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