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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 7 — Mar. 31, 2008
  • pp: 4671–4687

Rayleigh-Debye-Gans as a model for continuous monitoring of biological particles: Part II, development of a hybrid model

Alicia C. Garcia-Lopez and Luis H. Garcia-Rubio  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 4671-4687 (2008)

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Rayleigh-Debye-Gans and Mie theory were previously shown to disagree for spherical particles under ideal conditions4. A Hybrid model for spheres was developed by the authors combining Mie theory and Rayleigh-Debye-Gans. The hybrid model was tested against Mie and Rayleigh-Debye-Gans for different refractive indices and diameter sizes across the UV-Vis spectrum. The results of this study show that the hybrid model represents a considerable improvement over Rayleigh-Debye-Gans for submicron particles and is computationally more effective compared to Mie model. The development of the spherical hybrid model establishes a platform for the analysis of non-spherical particles.

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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles

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Original Manuscript: November 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 14, 2008
Published: March 20, 2008

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Alicia C. Garcia-Lopez and Luis H. Garcia-Rubio, "Rayleigh-Debye-Gans as a model for continuous monitoring of biological particles: Part II, development of a hybrid model," Opt. Express 16, 4671-4687 (2008)

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