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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1987
  • pp: 4155–4158

Scattering of light by a stratified sphere in high energy approximation

Tuan W. Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 26, Issue 19, pp. 4155-4158 (1987)

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Glauber's approximation method valid at high energy is used to study light scattering by a stratified sphere. The scattering amplitude is obtained in a simple closed form. The resulting efficiency factors and intensities of the scattered light are numerically evaluated for dielectric bubbles and wet dielectric balls and are shown to agree well with the exact values from Mie's method.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 16, 1986
Published: October 1, 1987

Tuan W. Chen, "Scattering of light by a stratified sphere in high energy approximation," Appl. Opt. 26, 4155-4158 (1987)

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