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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1986
  • pp: 2521–2529

Electromagnetic scattering from two dielectric spheres: further comparisons between theory and experiment

Kirk A. Fuller, George W. Kattawar, and Ru T. Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 15, pp. 2521-2529 (1986)

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Results of experimental measurements and theoretical calculations concerning the scattering of plane wave radiation by a system of two interacting spheres are presented. In particular, the complex scattering amplitude of such a system and the phenomena of specular resonances are addressed. Preliminary calculations of the two-sphere Muller matrix are also considered.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 23, 1985
Published: August 1, 1986

Kirk A. Fuller, George W. Kattawar, and Ru T. Wang, "Electromagnetic scattering from two dielectric spheres: further comparisons between theory and experiment," Appl. Opt. 25, 2521-2529 (1986)

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