Scattered light patterns from a spherical particle located on the axis of a Gaussian beam are computed with localized interpretation of the generalized Lorenz-Mie theory and compared with diffraction theory results as well as experimental results.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 4, 1989
Published: March 20, 1990
Jean-Philippe Chevaillier, Jean Fabre, Gérard Gréhan, and Gérard Gouesbet, "Comparison of diffraction theory and generalized Lorenz-Mie theory for a sphere located on the axis of a laser beam," Appl. Opt. 29, 1293-1298 (1990)