The weak localization (coherent backscattering enhancement) phenomenon in media with graded refraction index is investigated within the diffusion approximation. The obtained analytic results are compared with numerical solutions by finite-difference and Monte Carlo calculations.
© 2013 Optical Society of America
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics
Original Manuscript: February 22, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2013
Published: June 5, 2013
Ya. A. Ilyushin, "Coherent backscattering enhancement in refracting media: diffusion approximation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 1305-1309 (2013)