12. Metal Optics

  1. Milan Milosevic

Published Online: 22 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309742.ch12

Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy

Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy

How to Cite

Milosevic, M. (2012) Metal Optics, in Internal Reflection and ATR Spectroscopy, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309742.ch12

Author Information

  1. MeV Technologies LLC, Westport, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470278321

Online ISBN: 9781118309742



  • metal optics;
  • metals, class of optical material, in electromagnetic fields;
  • extremely thin metal films, and a curious reflectance;
  • ATR, through thin metal films, and absorption peaks


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electromagnetic Fields in Metals

  • Plasma

  • Reflectance of Metal Surfaces

  • Thin Metal Films on Transparent Substrates

  • Curious Reflectance of Extremely Thin Metal Films

  • ATR Spectroscopy through Thin Metal Films