A computer simulation technique is used to investigate the origins of the arcs of Lowitz. The model explored consists of light passing through a hexagonal ice plate, spinning about a major diagonal axis that remains horizontal as the crystal falls.
© 1979 Optical Society of America
James R. Mueller, Robert G. Greenler, and A. James Mallmann, "Arcs of Lowitz," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 1103-1106 (1979)