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  • Vol. 73, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1983
  • pp: 1816–1818

Uniform Mie-theoretic analysis of polarized and cross-polarized optical glories

Philip L. Marston  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 73, Issue 12, pp. 1816-1818 (1983)

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Expressions are derived from Mie theory for the cross-polarized and non-cross-polarized measurement configurations that are useful for the study of the optical glories of transparent spheres.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Philip L. Marston, "Uniform Mie-theoretic analysis of polarized and cross-polarized optical glories," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 1816-1818 (1983)

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