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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 2014
  • pp: 301–305

Algorithm to calculate limiting cumulative particle size distribution functions from turbidimetric data

Sergei L. Shmakov  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 301-305 (2014)

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An algorithm is offered for finding the range within which cumulative particle size distribution functions can be located in consistency with experimental turbidimetric data at a number of wavelengths. It is based on linear programming and minimization techniques. Several tests were performed. The lower right-hand branch of the corridor was found to locate near the initial distribution function.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: October 15, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 6, 2013
Published: January 10, 2014

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