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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Vol. 2, Iss. 7 — Jul. 10, 2004
  • pp: 431–434

Study on the shadowing effect for optical wave scattering from randomly rough surface

Lixin Guo, Yunhua Wang, and Zhensen Wu  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 2, Issue 7, pp. 431-434 (2004)

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Based on the Kirchhoff approximation for rough surface scattering and by calculating the shadowing function of the rough surface, the formula of the scattering cross section of the dielectric rough surface is presented with consideration of the shadowing effect for the optical wave incidence. It is obtained that in comparison with the conventional Kirchhoff solution, the shadowing effect should not be neglected for the optical wave scattering from the rough surface. The influence of the shadowing effect for different incidence angle, surface root mean square slope, and surface roughness on the scatteringcross section is discussed in detail.

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OCIS Codes
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces

Lixin Guo, Yunhua Wang, and Zhensen Wu, "Study on the shadowing effect for optical wave scattering from randomly rough surface," Chin. Opt. Lett. 2, 431-434 (2004)

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