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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
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Abstract.

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.

Keywords

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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