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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 6, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2008
  • pp: 346–349

Application of multi-phase particle swarm optimization technique to retrieve the particle size distribution

Hong Qi, Liming Ruan, Shenggang Wang, Meng Shi, and Hui Zhao  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 6, Issue 5, pp. 346-349 (2008)

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The multi-phase particle swarm optimization (MPPSO) technique is applied to retrieve the particle size distribution (PSD) under dependent model. Based on the Mie theory and the Lambert-Beer theory, three PSDs, i.e., the Rosin-Rammer (R-R) distribution, the normal distribution, and the logarithmic normal distribution, are estimated by MPPSO algorithm. The results confirm the potential of the proposed approach and show its effectiveness. It may provide a new technique to improve the accuracy and reliability of the PSD inverse calculation.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(290.2200) Scattering : Extinction
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser

Hong Qi, Liming Ruan, Shenggang Wang, Meng Shi, and Hui Zhao, "Application of multi-phase particle swarm optimization technique to retrieve the particle size distribution," Chin. Opt. Lett. 6, 346-349 (2008)

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