Analytic and numerical results are given for the elastic scattering of evanescent electromagnetic waves by dielectric spheres. Some polarization and symmetry effects not found in Lorenz-Mie scattering are noted. The possibility of experimental studies is also discussed.
© 1979 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 12, 1979
Published: August 1, 1979
Herman Chew, Dau-Sing Wang, and Milton Kerker, "Elastic scattering of evanescent electromagnetic waves," Appl. Opt. 18, 2679-2687 (1979)