The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 154, Issue 1, pp 159–163 | Cite as

High resolution optical refractometer for dispersion measurement in UV-NIR range

  • J. Pluciński


A high resolution optical refractometer for dispersion measurement in the UV-NIR range is described. Using this refractometer, refractive index of a range of liquid samples, such as aqueous solutions of sugars, salts and alcohols, was measured as a function of wavelength in the range from 300 nm to 920 nm with accuracy better than 10 - 5. So accurate results can be used for improvement of resolution of OCT measurements conducted in biological samples.


Refractive Index Optical Coherence Tomography European Physical Journal Special Topic Phase Distortion Dispersion Compensation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Pluciński
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  1. 1.Department of Optoelectronics and Electronic SystemsGdansk University of TechnologyGdanskPoland

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