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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1990
  • pp: 998–1007

Localized interpretation to compute all the coefficients g n m in the generalized Lorenz–Mie theory

G. Gouesbet, G. Gréhan, and B. Maheu  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 7, Issue 6, pp. 998-1007 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.7.000998


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Abstract

Numerical computations in the framework of the generalized Lorenz–Mie theory require the evaluation of a new double set of coefficients g n , TM m and g n , TE m (n = 1, …, ∞; m = − n, … +n). A localized interpretation of these coefficients is designed to permit fast and accurate computations, even on microcomputers. When the scatter center is located on the axis of the beam, a previously published localized approximation for a simpler set of coefficients gn is recovered as a special case. The subscript n in coefficients gn and g n m is associated with ray localization and discretization of space in directions perpendicular to the beam axis, while superscript m in coefficients g n m is associated with azimuthal wave modes.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 5, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: January 6, 1990
Published: June 1, 1990

Citation
G. Gouesbet, G. Gréhan, and B. Maheu, "Localized interpretation to compute all the coefficients gnm in the generalized Lorenz–Mie theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 7, 998-1007 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-7-6-998


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