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  • Vol. 66, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1976
  • pp: 1424–1425

Note on the recurrence between Mie’s coefficients

B. Verner  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 66, Issue 12, pp. 1424-1425 (1976)

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Mie’s coefficients an, bn are calculated by using recurrently generated spherical Bessel functions, which are then used to compose the numerators and denominators wn, Wn, of the coefficients an, bn. It is demonstrated that recurrent relations can be found directly between the expressions wn, Wn.

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B. Verner, "Note on the recurrence between Mie’s coefficients," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 1424-1425 (1976)

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