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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 24 — Aug. 20, 2006
  • pp: 6255–6262

Debye series of normally incident plane-wave scattering by an infinite multilayered cylinder

Renxian Li, Xiang'e Han, Huifen Jiang, and Kuan Fang Ren  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 24, pp. 6255-6262 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.006255


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Abstract

We derive the formula of the Debye-series decomposition for normally incident plane-wave scattering by an infinite multilayered cylinder. A comparison of the scattering diagrams calculated by the Debye series and Mie theory for a graded-index polymer optical fiber is given and the agreement is found to be satisfied. This approach permits us to simulate the rainbow intensity distribution of any single order and the interference of several orders, which is of good use to the study of the scattering characteristics of an inhomogeneous cylinder and to the measurement of the refractive index profile of an inhomogeneous cylinder.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2710) Geometric optics : Inhomogeneous optical media
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

History
Original Manuscript: January 6, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 15, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 16, 2006

Citation
Renxian Li, Xiang'e Han, Huifen Jiang, and Kuan Fang Ren, "Debye series of normally incident plane-wave scattering by an infinite multilayered cylinder," Appl. Opt. 45, 6255-6262 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-45-24-6255


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