ab initio Optical Constants: UV through X-ray

Micah Prange
University of Washington

Objective: Create an automated code to calculate optical constants over the entire spectrum using the RSMS Green's function approach and test the method against experimental data. Employ our optical constants in applications.

Contact: Micah Prange, voice: 206-271-2646; prange@phys.washington.edu

The energy loss function in Al. The red curve is our calculation; the green curve is experimental.