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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 15, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1976
  • pp: 2932–2936

Light scattering by tenuous particles: a generalization of the Rayleigh-Gans-Rocard approach

Charles Acquista  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 11, pp. 2932-2936 (1976)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.15.002932


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Abstract

We consider scattering by arbitrarily shaped particles that satisfy two conditions: (1) that the polarizability of the particle relative to the ambient medium be small compared to 1 and (2) that the phase shift introduced by the particle be less than 2. We solve the integro-differential equation proposed by Shifrin by using the method of successive iterations and then applying a Fourier transform. For the second iteration, results are presented that accurately describe scattering by a broad class of particles. The phase function and other elements of the scattering matrix are shown to be in excellent agreement with Mie theory for spherical scatterers.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 21, 1976
Published: November 1, 1976

Citation
Charles Acquista, "Light scattering by tenuous particles: a generalization of the Rayleigh-Gans-Rocard approach," Appl. Opt. 15, 2932-2936 (1976)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-15-11-2932

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