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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 6 — Sep. 10, 2001
  • pp: 303–311

Scattering experiments with a diving cylinder

Michael Paulus and Olivier J. F. Martin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 6, pp. 303-311 (2001)

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We present numerical experiments of light scattering by a circular dielectric cylinder embedded in a stratified background, using the Green’s tensor technique. The stratified background consists of two or three dielectric layers, the latter forming an anti–reflection system. We show movies of the scattered field as a function of different parameters: polarization, angle of incidence, and relative position of the cylinder with respect to the background interfaces.

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OCIS Codes
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(310.1620) Thin films : Interference coatings

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Original Manuscript: July 20, 2001
Published: September 10, 2001

Michael Paulus and Olivier Martin, "Scattering experiments with a diving cylinder," Opt. Express 9, 303-311 (2001)

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