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Frontiers in Optics
Rochester, New York United States
October 14-18, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-956-5
Poster Session II (FW3A)

Interaction of diffuse light with rough dielectric interfaces

Alma K. Gonzalez-Alcalde, Eugenio R. Mendez, Fabio L. Cuppo, Jose A. Olivares, and Emiliano Teran  »View Author Affiliations


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We study the reflection of light by randomly rough dielectric interfaces under direct and diffuse illumination. Depending on the dielectric constant and the roughness parameters, the roughness can increase or decrease the reflectivity of the sample.

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OCIS Codes
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces

A. K. Gonzalez-Alcalde, E. R. Mendez, F. L. Cuppo, J. A. Olivares, and E. Teran, "Interaction of diffuse light with rough dielectric interfaces," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FW3A.21.

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