Index of Refraction
Explanation of Tables
- The chemical formula is required here. Note that this is case sensitive
(e.g. CO for Carbon Monoxide vs Co for Cobalt).
- If a negative value is entered, the chemical formula
is checked against a list of some
If no match is found
then the density of the first element in the formula is used.
- A GIF plot may be generated for quick viewing of the results.
If you need anything fancier, the results are provided as a text file
for use with your favorite plotting package. An encapsulated
postscript file is also offered for printing out the results.