## Light-scattering efficiency of starch acetate pigments as a function of size and packing density

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 15, pp. 3501-3509 (2006)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.003501

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### Abstract

We study theoretically the light-scattering efficiency of paper coatings made of starch acetate pigments. For the light-scattering code we use a discrete dipole approximation method. The coating layer is assumed to consists of roughly equal-sized spherical pigments packed either at a packing density of

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**OCIS Codes**

(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy

(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

**ToC Category:**

Scattering

**History**

Original Manuscript: September 22, 2005

Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2005

**Citation**

Antti Penttilä, Kari Lumme, and Lauri Kuutti, "Light-scattering efficiency of starch acetate pigments as a function of size and packing density," Appl. Opt. **45**, 3501-3509 (2006)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-45-15-3501

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