Abstract

We have measured the refractivity of nitrogen gas in the ultraviolet and the vacuum ultraviolet, using a Fourier-transform spectrometer. A new two-term Sellmeier formula for the standard refractivity between 145 and 270 nm is derived.

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J. Hilsenrath, C. W. Beckett, W. S. Benedict, L. Fano, H. J. Hoge, J. F. Masi, R. L. Nuttall, Y. S. Touloukian, and H. W. Woodly, “Tables of Thermal Properties of Gases,” Natl. Bur. Stand. (U.S.) Circ. 564, 317–322 (1955).

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J. Hilsenrath, C. W. Beckett, W. S. Benedict, L. Fano, H. J. Hoge, J. F. Masi, R. L. Nuttall, Y. S. Touloukian, and H. W. Woodly, “Tables of Thermal Properties of Gases,” Natl. Bur. Stand. (U.S.) Circ. 564, 317–322 (1955).

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J. Hilsenrath, C. W. Beckett, W. S. Benedict, L. Fano, H. J. Hoge, J. F. Masi, R. L. Nuttall, Y. S. Touloukian, and H. W. Woodly, “Tables of Thermal Properties of Gases,” Natl. Bur. Stand. (U.S.) Circ. 564, 317–322 (1955).

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J. Opt. Soc. Am. B

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J. Hilsenrath, C. W. Beckett, W. S. Benedict, L. Fano, H. J. Hoge, J. F. Masi, R. L. Nuttall, Y. S. Touloukian, and H. W. Woodly, “Tables of Thermal Properties of Gases,” Natl. Bur. Stand. (U.S.) Circ. 564, 317–322 (1955).

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Refractivity of nitrogen at 273.15 K (0°) and 101,325 Pa in the ultraviolet and in the vacuum ultraviolet.

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Table 1 Refractivity of Nitrogen Gas at 273.15 K (0 °C) and 101,325 Pa Measured for 31 Spectral Lines of the Iron–Neon Hollow-Cathode Lamp

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nσ=cvaccgas=νλvacνλgas=σgasσvac=σgasrelσvacnσHeNe,
n2-1/n2+2=Rρ
n1-1n2-1=P1T2P2T1Z2Z11+n1-161-P2T1P1T2,
Z=1-P317.6-T×10-5101325.
106×n-1|273.15 K,101,325 Pa=1.9662731×10622086.66-σ2+2.7450825×104133.85688-σ2,

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