Expressions for the electromagnetic power extinguished by a scatterer in a half-space are derived via the generalized optical theorem. The power is seen to be related to the structure of the scattering object. Applications include microscopy and tomography.
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D. R. Lytle, II, P. S. Carney, J. C. Schotland, and E. Wolf, "A generalized optical theorem for electromagnetic fields in a half space," in Frontiers in Optics 2004/Laser Science XXII/Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FTuF5.
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