## Calculation of electromagnetic scattering by a large chiral sphere |

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 27, pp. 6661-6668 (2012)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.006661

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### Abstract

Expressions of scattering coefficients for calculating scattering by large chiral
spheres are derived by using logarithmic derivatives and ratios of
Riccati–Bessel functions. The improved expressions can be easily applied to the
case of an arbitrarily shaped beam incidence. A simplified expression of the
scattered field in the far field is
obtained for the case of

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**OCIS Codes**

(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory

(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

(160.1585) Materials : Chiral media

(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

**ToC Category:**

Scattering

**History**

Original Manuscript: May 22, 2012

Revised Manuscript: July 24, 2012

Manuscript Accepted: August 8, 2012

Published: September 20, 2012

**Citation**

Zhen-Sen Wu, Qing-Chao Shang, and Zheng-Jun Li, "Calculation of electromagnetic scattering by a large chiral sphere," Appl. Opt. **51**, 6661-6668 (2012)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-27-6661

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