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A photometer to measure light scattering in optical glass

A photometer to measure light scattering in optical glass
A photometer to measure light scattering in optical glass
A photometer is described for the measurement of light-scattering in high-quality, optical bulk glass. The photometer operates continuously over the wavelength range 0.5 to 1 µm and can measure scattering coefficients down to a level of 5 x 10-7 /cm. A photon counting technique is used for light measurement and calibration is by reflection of the incident beam from on ideal diffusing screen. Measurements with high-purity benzene are in good agreement with computed and previous experimental values. Results of scattering from two samples of optical glass are given.
0306-8919
36-42
Laybourn, P.J.R.
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Dakin, J.P.
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Gambling, W.A.
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Laybourn, P.J.R.
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Dakin, J.P.
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Gambling, W.A.
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Laybourn, P.J.R., Dakin, J.P. and Gambling, W.A. (1970) A photometer to measure light scattering in optical glass. Optical and Quantum Electronics, 2 (1), 36-42. (doi:10.1007/BF01436153).

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A photometer is described for the measurement of light-scattering in high-quality, optical bulk glass. The photometer operates continuously over the wavelength range 0.5 to 1 µm and can measure scattering coefficients down to a level of 5 x 10-7 /cm. A photon counting technique is used for light measurement and calibration is by reflection of the incident beam from on ideal diffusing screen. Measurements with high-purity benzene are in good agreement with computed and previous experimental values. Results of scattering from two samples of optical glass are given.

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Published date: February 1970

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Local EPrints ID: 78845
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78845
ISSN: 0306-8919
PURE UUID: 561d93a4-2c43-4b59-8cfe-b1873efc108a

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 25 Oct 2018 16:30

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