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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1998
  • pp: 1682–1689

Application of a forward-angle-scattering transmissometer for simultaneous measurements of particle size and number density in an optically dense medium

Anatoli P. Nefedov, Oleg F. Petrov, Olga S. Vaulina, and Andrey M. Lipaev  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 9, pp. 1682-1689 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.001682


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Abstract

We consider the multiple-scattering and forward-scattering corrections to the transmission measurements in the case of a detector with a variable field of view. The transmission functions for predicting the angular distribution of forward-scattering transmittance are proposed. We present results of measurements of transmission functions for polystyrene spheres. Numerical estimations of the forward-multiple-scattering corrections are in good agreement with the experimental results.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles

History
Original Manuscript: August 18, 1997
Published: March 20, 1998

Citation
Anatoli P. Nefedov, Oleg F. Petrov, Olga S. Vaulina, and Andrey M. Lipaev, "Application of a forward-angle-scattering transmissometer for simultaneous measurements of particle size and number density in an optically dense medium," Appl. Opt. 37, 1682-1689 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-9-1682


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