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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 15645–15653

Internal and near-surface electromagnetic fields for a uniaxial anisotropic cylinder illuminated with a Gaussian beam

Huayong Zhang, Zhixiang Huang, and Yuan Shi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 15645-15653 (2013)

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Within the generalized Lorenz-Mie theory (GLMT) framework, an analytical solution to the scattering by a uniaxial anisotropic cylinder, for oblique incidence of an on-axis Gaussian beam, is constructed by expanding the incident Gaussian beam, scattered fields as well as internal fields in terms of appropriate cylindrical vector wave functions (CVWFs). The unknown expansion coefficients are determined by virtue of the boundary conditions. For a localized beam model, numerical results are provided for the normalized internal and near-surface field intensity distributions, and the scattering characteristics are discussed concisely.

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OCIS Codes
(140.3430) Lasers and laser optics : Laser theory
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: May 13, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 14, 2013
Published: June 21, 2013

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Huayong Zhang, Zhixiang Huang, and Yuan Shi, "Internal and near-surface electromagnetic fields for a uniaxial anisotropic cylinder illuminated with a Gaussian beam," Opt. Express 21, 15645-15653 (2013)

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