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Chemical & Physical Properties: Knovel Critical Tables

How to Search Knovel Critical Tables for Refractive Index Information

1. Click on the Knovel Critical Tables link.

2. Click on the Property Search link within the left-hand menu, and then click on Open Material Property Search:

       property search button screenshot               open materials property search button screenshot

3. Type the name of your material into the Material or Substance Name search box and hit the Enter key:

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4. A long list of properties will appear on the right. Type the words refractive index into the Filter by Property Name box:

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5. Drag the refractive index property box into the blank area under the Material or Substance Name search box and click on the blue box that lists the number of results:

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6. One or more tables will appear. Obtain the refractive index information for your material from the Basic Physical Properties of Chemical Compounds table:

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