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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 2 — Jan. 22, 2007
  • pp: 735–746

The expansion coefficients of arbitrary shaped beam in oblique illumination

Yiping Han, Huayong Zhang, and Guoxia Han  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 735-746 (2007)

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In Generalized Lorenz-Mie theories, (GLMTs), the most difficult task concerns the description of the illuminating beam. We provide an approach for expansions of the incident arbitrary shaped beam in spherical and spheroidal coordinates in the general case of oblique illumination. The representations for shaped beam coefficients are derived by using addition theorem for spherical vector wave functions under coordinate rotations. For

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(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

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Original Manuscript: September 11, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 4, 2007
Published: January 22, 2007

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Yiping Han, Huayong Zhang, and Guoxia Han, "The expansion coefficients of arbitrary shaped beam in oblique illumination," Opt. Express 15, 735-746 (2007)

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