Mie-Scattering Calculation
Applied Optics, Vol. 43, Issue 9, pp. 1951-1956 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.43.001951
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Abstract
The new Mie-scattering calculation is a robust and efficient algorithm used to compute light scattering from spheres. It calculates the ratio between Riccati-Bessel functions instead of the complicated logarithmic derivative. The Kapteyn inequality is used to estimate the number of significant digits of the calculated Riccati-Bessel functions and their ratio. This new algorithm is stable and accurate for both large and small particles. The implemented C++ code yields the same accurate results for both small and large particles compared with Wiscombe’s MIEV0 code in double precision. Suggestions are provided for the porting of the MIEV0 code.
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OCIS Codes
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
Citation
Hong Du, "Mie-Scattering Calculation," Appl. Opt. 43, 1951-1956 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-43-9-1951
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