Lorentz-Lorenz equation


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Lorentz-Lorenz equation

[′lȯr‚ens ′lȯr‚ens i‚kwā·shən]
(optics)
The equation that results from replacing the relative dielectric constant with the square of the index of refraction in the Clausius-Mossotti equation.
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The Lorentz-Lorenz equation, which is also known as the Clausius-Mossotti relation and Maxwell's formula, relates the refractive index of a molecule/material to molar refractivity.
The Lorentz-Lorenz equation expresses the relation between refractive index n and density [Rho] of the filament as follows.