Abstract

Efficient, numerically stable, methods for the calculation of light-scattering intensity functions for concentrically coated spheres are discussed. Earlier forms of these equations are subject to various numerical difficulties which give rise to significant errors, especially for thin absorbing shells. The present equations are accurate for all refractive indices, for large and small particles, and for cores with any relative size.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

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