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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1994
  • pp: 2516–2525

Rigorous justification of the localized approximation to the beam-shape coefficients in generalized Lorenz–Mie theory. II. Off-axis beams

Gérard Gouesbet and James A. Lock  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 11, Issue 9, pp. 2516-2525 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.11.002516


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Abstract

Generalized Lorenz–Mie theory describes electromagnetic scattering of an arbitrary light beam by a spherical particle. The localized approximation is an analytical function that accurately models the beam-shape coefficients that give the decomposition of a focused Gaussian beam into partial waves. A mathematical justification and physical interpretation of the localized approximation is presented for a focused off-axis Gaussian beam that propagates parallel to but not along the z axis.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 1, 1993
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 1994
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 1994
Published: September 1, 1994

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Gérard Gouesbet and James A. Lock, "Rigorous justification of the localized approximation to the beam-shape coefficients in generalized Lorenz–Mie theory. II. Off-axis beams," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11, 2516-2525 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-11-9-2516


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