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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1990
  • pp: 2276–2281

Light scattering by laser levitated particles

Nebil Y. Misconi, John P. Oliver, Keith F. Ratcliff, Edwin T. Rusk, and Wan-Xian Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 15, pp. 2276-2281 (1990)

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A new light scattering facility utilizes a laser particle levitation technique to measure the angular distribution of light scattered by solid particles of size range 10–100 μm, over a range of scattering angles between 16 and 167°. The performance of the facility is illustrated by an excellent match between the observed scattering from a 33 μm-diam sphere and Mie theory prediction.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 13, 1989
Published: May 20, 1990

Nebil Y. Misconi, John P. Oliver, Keith F. Ratcliff, Edwin T. Rusk, and Wan-Xian Wang, "Light scattering by laser levitated particles," Appl. Opt. 29, 2276-2281 (1990)

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