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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2004
  • pp: 2320–2323

Local-field resonance in light scattering by a single water droplet with spherical dielectric inclusions

Daniel Jakubczyk, Gennadiy Derkachov, Marcin Zientara, Marciej Kolwas, and Krystyna Kolwas  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 2320-2323 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.21.002320


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Abstract

Light scattering by an evaporating water droplet several micrometers in size with spherical dielectric inclusions was investigated. The evolution of the droplet radius and the effective refractive index was determined. A deviation from predictions by standard effective-medium theories in the form of a resonance was encountered. Simple analysis of the phenomenon was conducted, and a qualitative explanation was proposed.

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OCIS Codes
(290.3030) Scattering : Index measurements
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles

History
Original Manuscript: March 26, 2004
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: June 25, 2004
Published: December 1, 2004

Citation
Daniel Jakubczyk, Gennadiy Derkachov, Marcin Zientara, Marciej Kolwas, and Krystyna Kolwas, "Local-field resonance in light scattering by a single water droplet with spherical dielectric inclusions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 2320-2323 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-21-12-2320


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