A closed form formula is found for the Mie scattering coefficients of an incident generalized Gaussian beam with any numerical aperture. This formula takes the simple form of multipoles evaluated at a complex point.
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N. J. Moore and M. A. Alonso, "Closed Form Formula for Mie Scattering of Generalized Gaussian Beams," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FMD8.
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