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Optical properties of a slightly absorbing film for oblique incidence.
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PMID:  18305604     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Approximate equations are derived for calculating the transmittance and reflectance of a slightly absorbing film when radiation is incident at an arbitrary angle. These formulas are compared with those derived from wave optics. Examination of the real and the imaginary parts of the complex phase change and the complex angle of refraction shows the simple equations to be consistent with the wave-optics formulation under the assumption that the imaginary part of the refractive index of the film is much smaller than its real counterpart.
Authors:
Z M Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
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Created Date:  2008-02-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  205-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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