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Title: Millimeter and submillimeter wavelength spectroscopy of natural minerals and metals

Abstract

Optical constants of natural minerals are of interest for characterizing interstellar dust, for remote sensing of terrain and for light scattering in the atmosphere by soil particles. The authors have measured the optical constants of a number of naturally occurring minerals which do not occur as single crystals using the pressed pellet technique (without binder). The advantages and disadvantages of this method will be discussed. In the far infrared, metals are expected to be Drude-like. Measurements are presented to illustrate how well this expectation holds. Two different methods of making these measurements will be discussed.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Missouri, Rolla
OSTI Identifier:
6649643
Report Number(s):
CONF-8511278-
Journal ID: CODEN: APCOD
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Appl. Phys. Commun.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6:1; Conference: 33. annual Midwest solid state conference, Kansas City, MO, USA, 8 Nov 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; METALS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; MINERALS; FAR INFRARED RADIATION; POWDERS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; ELEMENTS; INFRARED RADIATION; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; RADIATIONS; 360104* - Metals & Alloys- Physical Properties; 500100 - Environment, Atmospheric- Basic Studies- (-1989)

Citation Formats

Alexander, Jr, R W, Bell, R J, Ordal, M A, Long, L L, and Querry, M. Millimeter and submillimeter wavelength spectroscopy of natural minerals and metals. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Alexander, Jr, R W, Bell, R J, Ordal, M A, Long, L L, & Querry, M. Millimeter and submillimeter wavelength spectroscopy of natural minerals and metals. United States.
Alexander, Jr, R W, Bell, R J, Ordal, M A, Long, L L, and Querry, M. Wed . "Millimeter and submillimeter wavelength spectroscopy of natural minerals and metals". United States.
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author = {Alexander, Jr, R W and Bell, R J and Ordal, M A and Long, L L and Querry, M},
abstractNote = {Optical constants of natural minerals are of interest for characterizing interstellar dust, for remote sensing of terrain and for light scattering in the atmosphere by soil particles. The authors have measured the optical constants of a number of naturally occurring minerals which do not occur as single crystals using the pressed pellet technique (without binder). The advantages and disadvantages of this method will be discussed. In the far infrared, metals are expected to be Drude-like. Measurements are presented to illustrate how well this expectation holds. Two different methods of making these measurements will be discussed.},
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journal = {Appl. Phys. Commun.; (United States)},
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year = {1986},
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