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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2002
  • pp: 1379–1381

Does the glory have a simple explanation?

H. M. Nussenzveig  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 1379-1381 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.001379


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Abstract

The explanation for the meteorological glory provided by the complex angular momentum theory is revisited in response to comments that a simpler physical picture would be desirable. New results that confirm the tunneling origin of the glory and the roles of resonances and surface waves in this phenomenon are presented, and expressions for averaged angular distribution and polarization features are given.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1290) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory

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H. M. Nussenzveig, "Does the glory have a simple explanation?," Opt. Lett. 27, 1379-1381 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-16-1379

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