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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1986–1991

Backscattering halo from the beam in the scattering medium with highly forward peaked phase function: is it feasible?

Ya. A. Ilyushin  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 1986-1991 (2012)

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A recently theoretically predicted backscattering halo appearing around the pencil beam in the scattering medium is studied. The criterion of seven-thirds, which is to be met in the experiment for the halo observation, is established. The possibility to register the effect in realistic media is discussed.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media
(010.1350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Backscattering

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Original Manuscript: April 9, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 31, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 3, 2012
Published: August 30, 2012

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Ya. A. Ilyushin, "Backscattering halo from the beam in the scattering medium with highly forward peaked phase function: is it feasible?," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 1986-1991 (2012)

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