Reply to criticisms of the Pope and Fry paper on pure water absorption made in a comment by Quickenden et al. Academic Article uri icon


  • The measurements of the absorption spectrum of pure water in a paper by Pope and Fry [Appl. Opt. 36, 8710 (1997)] have been criticized by Quickenden et al. [Appl. Opt. 39, 2740 (2000)]. These criticisms are answered.

published proceedings

  • Appl Opt

altmetric score

  • 3.25

author list (cited authors)

  • Fry, E. S.

citation count

  • 7

complete list of authors

  • Fry, ES

publication date

  • January 2000