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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2012
  • pp: 265–267

Scattering of electromagnetic waves by charged spheres: near-field external intensity distribution

Miroslav Kocifaj and Jozef Klačka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 265-267 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.000265


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Abstract

This Letter treats the scattering of electromagnetic waves by an electrically charged spherical particle in near-field approximation. Particular attention is paid to the external intensity distribution at the outer edges of the particle. The difference between scattering by a charged sphere and an electrically neutral sphere is significant only when size parameters exceed unity.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(240.6700) Optics at surfaces : Surfaces
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: September 28, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 19, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2011
Published: January 13, 2012

Citation
Miroslav Kocifaj and Jozef Klačka, "Scattering of electromagnetic waves by charged spheres: near-field external intensity distribution," Opt. Lett. 37, 265-267 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-2-265


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