Abstract

We point out errors in the derivation of the periodicity of the interference structure of the Mie extinction curve, recently published in ABSORPTION AND SCATTERING OF LIGHT BY SMALL PARTICLES, by C. F. Bohren and D. R. Huffman (Wiley, New York, 1983).

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  1. C. F. Bohren, D. R. Huffman, Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles (Wiley, New York, 1983); for a review, see Appl. Opt. 25, 3166 (1986).
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  2. Reference 1, pp. 105–106.
  3. H. C. van de Hulst, Light Scattering by Small Particles (Dover, New York, 1981).
  4. P. Chýlek, J. Zhan, “Interference Structure of the Mie Extinction Cross Section,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 1846–1851 (1989).
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1989

Bohren, C. F.

C. F. Bohren, D. R. Huffman, Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles (Wiley, New York, 1983); for a review, see Appl. Opt. 25, 3166 (1986).
[PubMed]

Chýlek, P.

Huffman, D. R.

C. F. Bohren, D. R. Huffman, Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles (Wiley, New York, 1983); for a review, see Appl. Opt. 25, 3166 (1986).
[PubMed]

van de Hulst, H. C.

H. C. van de Hulst, Light Scattering by Small Particles (Dover, New York, 1981).

Zhan, J.

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A

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C. F. Bohren, D. R. Huffman, Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles (Wiley, New York, 1983); for a review, see Appl. Opt. 25, 3166 (1986).
[PubMed]

Reference 1, pp. 105–106.

H. C. van de Hulst, Light Scattering by Small Particles (Dover, New York, 1981).

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( m - 1 ) sin ( x - n π / 2 ) cos ( m x - n π / 2 ) + m sin [ x ( m - 1 ) ] x
( 1 - m ) sin ( x - n π / 2 ) cos ( m x - n π / 2 ) + sin [ x ( m - 1 ) ] m x
Δ x = π m - 1 .

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