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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 28 — Dec. 31, 2012
  • pp: 29296–29307

Random light scattering by collections of ellipsoids

Zhangrong Mei and Olga Korotkova  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 28, pp. 29296-29307 (2012)

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Theory of weak scattering of random optical fields from deterministic collections of particles with soft ellipsoidal scattering potentials of arbitrary shapes and orientations is developed. Far-field intensity distribution produced on scattering is shown to be influenced by source correlation properties as well as by a number, shapes and orientations of scatterers. The theory extends previous results on scattering from collections of spheres with soft Gaussian potentials and is applicable to analysis of a wide range of media including blood cells.

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(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

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Original Manuscript: November 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 10, 2012
Published: December 17, 2012

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Vol. 8, Iss. 1 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Zhangrong Mei and Olga Korotkova, "Random light scattering by collections of ellipsoids," Opt. Express 20, 29296-29307 (2012)

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