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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1994
  • pp: 3274–3283

Surface reflections and multiple scattering in one, two, and three dimensions

Isaac Freund  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 11, Issue 12, pp. 3274-3283 (1994)

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Surface reflections in multiple-scattering media are treated theoretically for the coherent backscattering of light, the optical memory effect, time correlations in dynamical systems, and frequency correlations in static systems. A finite number of surface reflections and a finite separation between the surface of the scattering medium and the reflecting surface are included in the theory and are found to induce a variety of new effects. Simple, closed-form expressions are given for one, two, and three dimensions. The theory is found to be in good accord with recent experiments on the coherent backscattering of light.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 21, 1993
Revised Manuscript: January 24, 1994
Manuscript Accepted: July 8, 1994
Published: December 1, 1994

Isaac Freund, "Surface reflections and multiple scattering in one, two, and three dimensions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11, 3274-3283 (1994)

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