Abstract

The optical constants of bulk niobium in the spectral region from 6.6 to 23 eV have been calculated from reflectance measurements at five different angles. Concordance as well as some differences have been found with existing data.

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1975 (1)

W. E. Pickett and P. B. Allen, Phys. Rev. B 11, 3599 (1975).

1974 (1)

See, for example, J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 10, 501 (1974).
[CrossRef]

1973 (3)

J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 7, 4311 (1973).
[CrossRef]

H. H. Farrell and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 18 (1973).
[CrossRef]

H. H. Farrell, H. S. Isaacs, and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 31 (1973).
[CrossRef]

1971 (1)

1970 (2)

1969 (1)

A. I. Golovashkin, I. E. Leksina, G. P. Motulevich, and A. A. Shubin, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 56, 51 (1969) [Sov. Phys. JETP 29, 27 (1969)].

1968 (2)

1967 (1)

F. I. Vilesov, A. A. Azgrubskii, and M. M. Kirillova, Optika i Spektros. 23, 153 (1967) [Opt. Spectrosc. 23, 79 (1967)].

1966 (1)

H. R. Apholte and K. Ulmer, Phys. Lett. 22, 522 (1966).

1965 (2)

Allen, P. B.

W. E. Pickett and P. B. Allen, Phys. Rev. B 11, 3599 (1975).

Apholte, H. R.

H. R. Apholte and K. Ulmer, Phys. Lett. 22, 522 (1966).

Azgrubskii, A. A.

F. I. Vilesov, A. A. Azgrubskii, and M. M. Kirillova, Optika i Spektros. 23, 153 (1967) [Opt. Spectrosc. 23, 79 (1967)].

Farrell, H. H.

H. H. Farrell, H. S. Isaacs, and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 31 (1973).
[CrossRef]

H. H. Farrell and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 18 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Field, G. R.

Golovashkin, A. I.

A. I. Golovashkin, I. E. Leksina, G. P. Motulevich, and A. A. Shubin, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 56, 51 (1969) [Sov. Phys. JETP 29, 27 (1969)].

Hunter, W. R.

Isaacs, H. S.

H. H. Farrell, H. S. Isaacs, and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 31 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Juenker, D. W.

Kirillova, M. M.

F. I. Vilesov, A. A. Azgrubskii, and M. M. Kirillova, Optika i Spektros. 23, 153 (1967) [Opt. Spectrosc. 23, 79 (1967)].

LeBlanc, L. J.

Leksina, I. E.

A. I. Golovashkin, I. E. Leksina, G. P. Motulevich, and A. A. Shubin, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 56, 51 (1969) [Sov. Phys. JETP 29, 27 (1969)].

Lynch, D. W.

See, for example, J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 10, 501 (1974).
[CrossRef]

J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 7, 4311 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Lynch, M. J.

M. J. Lynch and J. B. Swan, Aust. J. Phys. 21, 811 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Martin, C. R.

Matsui, Atsuo

Mattheiss, L. F.

L. F. Mattheiss, Phys. Rev. B 1, 373 (1970).

Motulevich, G. P.

A. I. Golovashkin, I. E. Leksina, G. P. Motulevich, and A. A. Shubin, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 56, 51 (1969) [Sov. Phys. JETP 29, 27 (1969)].

Murphy, E.

Olson, C. G.

See, for example, J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 10, 501 (1974).
[CrossRef]

J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 7, 4311 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Pickett, W. E.

W. E. Pickett and P. B. Allen, Phys. Rev. B 11, 3599 (1975).

Shubin, A. A.

A. I. Golovashkin, I. E. Leksina, G. P. Motulevich, and A. A. Shubin, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 56, 51 (1969) [Sov. Phys. JETP 29, 27 (1969)].

Strongin, M.

H. H. Farrell and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 18 (1973).
[CrossRef]

H. H. Farrell, H. S. Isaacs, and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 31 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Swan, J. B.

M. J. Lynch and J. B. Swan, Aust. J. Phys. 21, 811 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Ulmer, K.

H. R. Apholte and K. Ulmer, Phys. Lett. 22, 522 (1966).

Vilesov, F. I.

F. I. Vilesov, A. A. Azgrubskii, and M. M. Kirillova, Optika i Spektros. 23, 153 (1967) [Opt. Spectrosc. 23, 79 (1967)].

Walker, W. C.

Weaver, J. H.

See, for example, J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 10, 501 (1974).
[CrossRef]

J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 7, 4311 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (1)

Aust. J. Phys. (1)

M. J. Lynch and J. B. Swan, Aust. J. Phys. 21, 811 (1968).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (4)

Optika i Spektros. (1)

F. I. Vilesov, A. A. Azgrubskii, and M. M. Kirillova, Optika i Spektros. 23, 153 (1967) [Opt. Spectrosc. 23, 79 (1967)].

Phys. Lett. (1)

H. R. Apholte and K. Ulmer, Phys. Lett. 22, 522 (1966).

Phys. Rev. B (4)

L. F. Mattheiss, Phys. Rev. B 1, 373 (1970).

W. E. Pickett and P. B. Allen, Phys. Rev. B 11, 3599 (1975).

See, for example, J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 10, 501 (1974).
[CrossRef]

J. H. Weaver, D. W. Lynch, and C. G. Olson, Phys. Rev. B 7, 4311 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Surf. Sci. (2)

H. H. Farrell and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 18 (1973).
[CrossRef]

H. H. Farrell, H. S. Isaacs, and M. Strongin, Surf. Sci. 38, 31 (1973).
[CrossRef]

Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. (1)

A. I. Golovashkin, I. E. Leksina, G. P. Motulevich, and A. A. Shubin, Zh. Eksp. Teor. Fiz. 56, 51 (1969) [Sov. Phys. JETP 29, 27 (1969)].

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Figures (3)

FIG. 1
FIG. 1

Reflectance at normal incidence of niobium as a function of the photon energy E. Dashed curve: present work; solid line: Weaver et al.’s measurements.2

FIG. 2
FIG. 2

The real, 1, and imaginary, 2, parts of the complex dielectric constant of niobium as a function of the photon energy E.

FIG. 3
FIG. 3

Electron energy-loss function −Im(1/) for niobium.