## Theoretical and experimental investigation of the extinction in a dense distribution of particles: nonlocal effects

JOSA A, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 3072-3076 (2001)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.18.003072

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### Abstract

We report experimental measurements of the extinction in a suspension of dielectric spheres. We find that the model originally introduced by Keller is in good agreement with the data provided that nonlocal effects are properly taken into account. We also find that the simple criterion establishing the regime of independent scattering previously introduced is not consistent with our data.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

**OCIS Codes**

(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion

(290.2200) Scattering : Extinction

(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements

(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles

**Citation**

Laurent Hespel, Stéphane Mainguy, and Jean-Jacques Greffet, "Theoretical and experimental investigation of the extinction in a dense distribution of particles: nonlocal effects," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **18**, 3072-3076 (2001)

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