The Aerosol Refractive Index Archive (ARIA) provides refractive indices of compositions typical of aerosol particles. Individual refractive index files can be downloaded however it is also possible to download a group of measurements. The refractive indices are often used for the calculation of light scattering parameters by Mie Code which can be found here.
We welcome the submission of new measurements or suggestions on how the site can be improved or expanded.
Please note that this archive is still in the process of being put together, so don't expect everything to work perfectly just yet.
News and developments
Other Refractive Indices on the WebThe following links should help to find other refractive indices available on the web. This list is by no means comprehensive!
AcknowledgementsARIA has been compiled by Don Grainger, Dan Peters, Lieven Clarisse and Hervé Herbin. The following people are acknowledged for supporting ARIA: Dr R. McPheat (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory).
ContactPlease contact Don Grainger if you have any comments or questions regarding ARIA.