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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1992
  • pp: 2942–2951

Optical levitation experiments to assess the validity of the generalized Lorenz–Mie theory

F. Guilloteau, G. Gréhan, and G. Gouesbet  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 15, pp. 2942-2951 (1992)

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Experimental near-forward-scattering diagrams obtained with one particle in optical levitation are recorded and compared with scattering diagrams computed by using the generalized Lorenz–Mie theory. Comparisons concern the particular case of an off-axis location of the particle. Agreement between experimental and computed diagrams is found to be satisfactory.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 18, 1991
Published: May 20, 1992

F. Guilloteau, G. Gréhan, and G. Gouesbet, "Optical levitation experiments to assess the validity of the generalized Lorenz–Mie theory," Appl. Opt. 31, 2942-2951 (1992)

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