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Photonic Metamaterials: From Random to Periodic
Grand Bahama Island Bahamas
June 5, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-808-X
Photonics in Tunable, Scattering and Absorbing Materials (ThB)

Photon Diffusion Coefficient in Absorbing Random Media

Remi Carminati, Romain Pierrat, and Jean-Jacques Greffet


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We present a derivation of the photon diffusion coefficient in scattering and absorbing (or amplifying) media, valid for both steady-state and time-dependent transport. Our results resolve a recurrent controversy concerning its dependence on absorption.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

R. Carminati, R. Pierrat, and J. Greffet, "Photon Diffusion Coefficient in Absorbing Random Media," in Photonic Metamaterials: From Random to Periodic, Technical Dgest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ThB2.

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