Zeitschrift für Physik

, Volume 263, Issue 1, pp 83-88

Optical properties of solid benzene derived from electron energy losses

  • U. KillatAffiliated withInstitut für Angewandte Physik der Universität Hamburg

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From energy loss measurements of fast electrons on polycrystalline benzene films the energy loss function Im(−1/ɛ) and the dielectric constants ɛ=ɛ1+iɛ2 are calculated up to 40 eV.

The results are discussed in terms of ɛ2 and are compared with the corresponding ɛ2-spectrum of benzene vapour.