Abstract

The Foldy-Lax hierarchy of equations for the scattering of electromagnetic waves by a monolayer of spheres was reduced to a set of algebraic equations and solved. The Percus-Yevick equation was used to describe the spatial correlation between the particles. Calculations of the optical densities of monolayers of Se spheres of diameters 0.2–0.3 µ were in good agreement with experimental results on particle-migration imaging films. The calculation also predicts an optimal particle size for such films.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

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