database_nnp_optional.in

This database file contains optional optical data such as

  • standard solar spectra

  • large collection of CIE illuminants and light sources

  • reflectivity spectra

  • absorption spectra.

If you wish to use this data, just insert the data of interest to your database file or into a database{} section of your input file.

Optical emission spectra

in units of W/(m^2 nm)

(as function of wavelength in [nm])

Solar spectra

The following solar spectra are already predefined and do not need to be included into database or input files.

# extraterrestrial solar spectrum ASTM E-490 (1366.1 W/m^2 integrated)
# added cutoff at 119.5 nm and 1000000 nm to keep integrated irradiance finite
#
#    name = "Solar-ASTME490"


# ASTM G-173-03 solar spectrum - extra terrestrial reference (airmass 0.0)
# added cutoff at 280 nm and 4000 nm to keep integrated irradiance finite
#
#    name = "Solar-ASTM-G173-ETR"


# ASTM G-173-03 solar spectrum - air mass 1.5 global tilt (1000.4 W/m^2 integrated)
# added cutoff at 280 nm and 4000 nm to keep integrated irradiance finite
#
#    name = "Solar-ASTM-G173-global"


# ASTM G-173-03 solar spectrum - air mass 1.5 direct + circumsolar (900.1 W/m^2 integrated)
# added cutoff at 280 nm and 4000 nm to keep integrated irradiance finite
#
#    name = "Solar-ASTM-G173-direct"

CIE luminants and light sources

The following CIE luminants and light sources are already predefined and do not need to be included into database or input files.

# CIE illuminant A (tungsten - 2856 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-A"



# CIE illuminant D50 (horizon daylight - 5003 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-D50"


# CIE illuminant D55 (mind-morning/mid-afternoon daylight - 5503 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-D55"


# CIE illuminant D65 (noon daylight - 6504 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 830 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-D65"


# CIE illuminant D75 (North sky daylight - 7504 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-D75"



# CIE flourescent FL1 (normal, daylight - 6430 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL1"


# CIE flourescent FL2 (normal, cool white - 4230 K - most representative) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL2"


# CIE flourescent FL3 (normal, white - 3450 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3"


# CIE flourescent FL4 (normal, warm white - 2940 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL4"


# CIE flourescent FL5 (normal, daylight - 6350 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL5"


# CIE flourescent FL6 (normal, light white - 5150 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL6"


# CIE flourescent FL7 (broad band, D65 simulator - 6500 K - most representative) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL7"


# CIE flourescent FL8 (broad band, D50 simulator, Sylvania F40 Design 50 - 5000 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL8"


# CIE flourescent FL9 (broad band, cool white - 5150 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL9"


# CIE flourescent FL10 (three narrow bands, Philips TL85, Ultralume 50 - 5000 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL10"


# CIE flourescent FL11 (three narrow bands, Philips TL84, Ultralume 40 - 4000 K - most representative) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL11"


# CIE flourescent FL12 (three narrow bands, Philips TL83, Ultralume 30 - 3000 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL12"


# CIE flourescent FL3.1 (standard halophosphate - 2932 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.1"


# CIE flourescent FL3.2 (standard halophosphate - 3965 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.2"


# CIE flourescent FL3.3 (standard halophosphate - 6280 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.3"


# CIE flourescent FL3.4 (DeLuxe - 2904 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.4"


# CIE flourescent FL3.5 (DeLuxe - 4086 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.5"


# CIE flourescent FL3.6 (DeLuxe - 4894 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.6"


# CIE flourescent FL3.7 (three bands - 2979 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.7"


# CIE flourescent FL3.8 (three bands - 4006 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.8"


# CIE flourescent FL3.9 (three bands - 4853 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.9"


# CIE flourescent FL3.10 (three bands - 5000 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.10"


# CIE flourescent FL3.11 (three bands - 5854 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.11"


# CIE flourescent FL3.12 (multi-band - 2984 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.12"


# CIE flourescent FL3.13 (multi-band - 3896 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.13"


# CIE flourescent FL3.14 (multi-band - 5045 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.14"


# CIE flourescent FL3.15 (D65 simulator JIS Z 8716:1991 - 6509 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-FL3.15"



# CIE illuminant LED-B1 (phosphor-converted blue - 2733 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-B1"


# CIE illuminant LED-B2 (phosphor-converted blue - 2998 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-B2"


# CIE illuminant LED-B3 (phosphor-converted blue - 4103 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-B3"


# CIE illuminant LED-B4 (phosphor-converted blue - 5109 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-B4"


# CIE illuminant LED-B5 (phosphor-converted blue - 6598 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-B5"


# CIE illuminant LED-BH1 (red and phosphor-converted blue mixed - 2851 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-BH1"


# CIE illuminant LED-RGB1 (red, green, and blue mixed - 2840 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-RGB1"


# CIE illuminant LED-V1 (phosphor-converted violet - 2724 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-V1"


# CIE illuminant LED-V2 (phosphor-converted violet - 4070 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-LED-V2"



# CIE recommended indoor illuminant ID50 (5096 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-ID50"


# CIE recommended indoor illuminant ID65 (6596 K) with additional cutoff at 300 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-ID65"



# CIE high pressure discharge lamp HP1 (sodium - 1959 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-HP1"


# CIE high pressure discharge lamp HP2 (color-enhanced sodium - 2506 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-HP2"


# CIE high pressure discharge lamp HP3 (metal halide - 3144 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-HP3"


# CIE high pressure discharge lamp HP4 (metal halide - 4002 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-HP4"


# CIE high pressure discharge lamp HP5 (metal halide - 4039 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "CIE-HP5"

Light sources

The following light sources are predefined (from: R. W. G. Hunt et al., Measuring Color, Wiley 2011), and do not need to be included into database or input files.

# low pressure sodium lamp (MB - 1726 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "Lamp-SOX"


# high pressure mercury lamp (MB - 5592 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "Lamp-MB"


# high pressure mercury lamp (MBF - 3538 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "Lamp-MBF"


# high pressure mercury lamp (MBTF - 3652 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "Lamp-MBTF"


# high pressure mercury lamp (HMI - 5988 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "Lamp-HMI"


# Xenon lamp (6044 K) with additional cutoff at 380 nm and 780 nm  (irradiance NOT normalized)
#
#    name = "Lamp-Xenon"

Optical reflectivity

(as function of wavelength in [nm])

optical_reflectivity {
    name = "Si-polished-wafer"
    cutoff = no

    at{  wavelength = 250   reflectivity = 0.672612594  }
    at{  wavelength = 260   reflectivity = 0.705174     }
    ...
    at{  wavelength = 1000  reflectivity = 0.316252445  }
}


optical_reflectivity {
    name = "Al0.80Ga0.20As"
    ...
}

Optical absorption coefficient

in units of (1/cm)

(as function of wavelength in [nm])

optical_absorption{
    name = "Si";
    cutoff = no

    at{  wavelength = 250    absorption = 1.84E+06  }
    at{  wavelength = 260    absorption = 1.97E+06  }
    ...
    at{  wavelength = 1450   absorption = 3.20E-08  }
} : {
    name = "Silicon";
}


optical_absorption{
    name = "Ge";
    ...
} : {
    name = "Germanium";
}


optical_absorption{
    name = "GaAs";
    ...
}


optical_absorption{
    name = "InP";
    ...
}


optical_absorption{
    name = "GaN";
    ...
}


optical_absorption{
    name = "InN";
    ...
}


optical_absorption{
    name = "In0.20Ga0.80N";

    ...
}