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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1978
  • pp: 3337–3339

Electromagnetic scattering from active objects

Milton Kerker  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 17, Issue 21, pp. 3337-3339 (1978)

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Original Manuscript: July 15, 1978
Published: November 1, 1978

Milton Kerker, "Electromagnetic scattering from active objects," Appl. Opt. 17, 3337-3339 (1978)

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  1. N. G. Alexopoulos, N. K. Uzunoglu, Appl. Opt. 17, 235 (1978). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. We retain the notation of Ref. 1 for convenient comparison to that paper even though this may be at variance with common usage.
  3. J. A. Stratton, Electromagnetic Theory (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1941), pp. 568–569.
  4. Here we normalize Stratton’s Wa, the total energy flow per second, by the energy density of the incident wave in order to obtain the cross section.
  5. M. Kerker, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 65, 375 (1975). See also H. Chew, M. Kerker, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 445 (1976); M. Kerker, D. D. Cooke, W. D. Ross, J. Paint Technol. 47, 33 (1975); M. Kerker, D. D. Cooke, J. Coatings Tech. 48, 35 (1976). [CrossRef]
  6. D. S. Saxon, Lectures on the Scattering of Light, Department of Meteorology, U. California, Los Angeles (1955). See also R. G. Newton, Scattering Theory of Waves and Particles (McGraw-Hill, New York, 1966); M. Kerker, D. D. Cooke, H. Chew, P. J. McNulty, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 68, 592 (1978); M. Kerker, The Scattering of Light and other Electromagnetic Radiation (Academic, New York, 1969), p. 430. [CrossRef]
  7. H. Chew, P. J. McNulty, M. Kerker, Phys. Rev. A 13, 396 (1976); H. Chew, M. Sculley, M. Kerker, P. J. McNulty, D. D. Cooke, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 68, 000 (1978); M. Kerker, P. J. McNulty, M. Sculley, H. Chew, D. D. Cooke, J. Opt. Soc. Am.68, in press (1978). [CrossRef]

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