## Scattering of electromagnetic waves by spheroidal particles: a novel
approach exploiting the
$\mathcal{T}$
matrix computed in spheroidal
coordinates

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 33, pp. 7875-7896 (1998)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.007875

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### Abstract

A method other than the extended-boundary-condition method (EBCM) to compute the
*T* matrix for electromagnetic scattering is presented. The
separation-of-variables method (SVM) is used to solve the electromagnetic
scattering problem for a spheroidal particle and to derive its

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**OCIS Codes**

(290.1310) Scattering : Atmospheric scattering

(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

**History**

Original Manuscript: April 14, 1998

Revised Manuscript: August 17, 1998

Published: November 20, 1998

**Citation**

F. Michael Schulz, Knut Stamnes, and Jakob J. Stamnes, "Scattering of electromagnetic waves by spheroidal particles: a novel
approach exploiting the T matrix computed in spheroidal
coordinates," Appl. Opt. **37**, 7875-7896 (1998)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-33-7875

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