J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Radiation pressure over dielectric and metallic nanocylinders on surfaces: polarization dependence and plasmon resonance conditions,” Opt. Lett. 27, 2149–2151 (2002).

P. M. Visser, K. Allart, and D. Lenstra, “Dielectric structures with bound modes for microcavity lasers,” Phys. Rev. E 65, 056604 (2002).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, M. Nieto-Vesperinas, and M. Lester, “Modeling photonic-force microscopy with metallic particles under plasmon eigenmode excitation,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 115402 (2002).

A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, H. Cao, and R. P. H. Chang, “Model for a random laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 215503 (2001).

M. Lester, J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Fundamentals and model of photonic-force microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 26, 707–709 (2001).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

C. Vanneste and P. Sebbah, “Selective excitation of localized modes in active random media,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 183903 (2001).

Q. Li, K. M. Ho, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Mode distribution in coherently amplifying random media,” Physica B 296, 78–84 (2000).

X. Jiang and C. M. Soukoulis, “Time-dependent theory for random lasers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 70–73 (2000).

H. Cao, J. Y. Xu, S.-H. Chang, and S. T. Ho, “Transition from amplified spontaneous emission to laser action in strongly scattering media,” Phys. Rev. E 61, 1985–1989 (2000).

H.-J. Moon, Y.-T. Chough, and K. An, “Cylindrical microcavity laser based on the evanescent-wave-coupled gain,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3161–3614 (2000).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Near-field distributions of resonant modes in small dielectric objects on flat surfaces,” Opt. Lett. 25, 782–784 (2000).

G. Zacharakis, N. Papadogiannis, G. Filippidis, and T. G. Papazoglou, “Photon statistics of laserlike emission from polymeric scattering gain media,” Opt. Lett. 25, 923–925 (2000).

S. V. Frolov, Z. V. Vardeny, A. A. Zakhidov, and R. H. Baughman, “Laser-like emission in opal photonic crystals,” Opt. Commun. 162, 241–246 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

T. Wriedt and U. Comberg, “Comparison of computational scattering methods,” J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 60, 411–423 (1998).

D. W. Vernooy, V. S. Ilchenko, H. Mabuchi, E. W. Streed, and H. J. Kimble, “High-Q measurements of fused-silica microspheres in the near infrared,” Opt. Lett. 23, 247–249 (1998).

J. Ripoll, A. Madrazo, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering of electromagnetic waves from a body over a random rough surface,” Opt. Commun. 142, 173–178 (1997).

S. John and G. Pang, “Theory of lasing in a multiple-scattering medium,” Phys. Rev. A 54, 3642–3652 (1996).

M. Siddique, R. R. Alfano, G. A. Berger, M. Kempe, and A. Z. Genack, “Time-resolved studies of stimulated emission from colloidal dye solutions,” Opt. Lett. 21, 450–452 (1996).

D. S. Wiersma, “Light diffusion with gain and random lasers,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 4256–4265 (1996).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

N. M. Lawandy, R. M. Balachandran, A. S. L. Gomes, and E. Sauvain, “Laser action in strongly scattering media,” Nature 368, 436–438 (1994).

H.-B. Lin, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Spectral properties of lasing microdroplets,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 43–50 (1992).

H.-B. Lin, A. L. Huston, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Internal scattering effects on microdroplet resonant emission structure,” Opt. Lett. 17, 970–972 (1992).

A. A. Maradudin, T. Michel, A. R. McGurn, and E. R. Mendez, “Enhanced backscattering of light from a random grating,” Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 203, 255–307 (1990).

J. F. Owen, P. W. Barber, P. B. Dorain, and R. K. Chang, “Enhancement of fluorescence induced by microstructure resonances of a dielectric fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1075–1078 (1981).

R. E. Benner, P. W. Barber, J. F. Owen, and R. K. Chang, “Observation of structure resonances in the fluorescence spectra from microspheres,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 44, 475–477 (1980).

V. S. Letokhov, “Generation of light by a scattering medium with negative resonance absorption,” Sov. Phys. JETP 26, 835–840 (1968).

P. M. Visser, K. Allart, and D. Lenstra, “Dielectric structures with bound modes for microcavity lasers,” Phys. Rev. E 65, 056604 (2002).

H.-J. Moon, Y.-T. Chough, and K. An, “Cylindrical microcavity laser based on the evanescent-wave-coupled gain,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3161–3614 (2000).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, M. Nieto-Vesperinas, and M. Lester, “Modeling photonic-force microscopy with metallic particles under plasmon eigenmode excitation,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 115402 (2002).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Radiation pressure over dielectric and metallic nanocylinders on surfaces: polarization dependence and plasmon resonance conditions,” Opt. Lett. 27, 2149–2151 (2002).

M. Lester, J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Fundamentals and model of photonic-force microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 26, 707–709 (2001).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Near-field distributions of resonant modes in small dielectric objects on flat surfaces,” Opt. Lett. 25, 782–784 (2000).

N. M. Lawandy, R. M. Balachandran, A. S. L. Gomes, and E. Sauvain, “Laser action in strongly scattering media,” Nature 368, 436–438 (1994).

P. R. Conwell, P. W. Barber, and C. K. Rushforth, “Resonant spectra of dielectric spheres,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 1, 62–67 (1984).

J. F. Owen, P. W. Barber, P. B. Dorain, and R. K. Chang, “Enhancement of fluorescence induced by microstructure resonances of a dielectric fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1075–1078 (1981).

R. E. Benner, P. W. Barber, J. F. Owen, and R. K. Chang, “Observation of structure resonances in the fluorescence spectra from microspheres,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 44, 475–477 (1980).

S. V. Frolov, Z. V. Vardeny, A. A. Zakhidov, and R. H. Baughman, “Laser-like emission in opal photonic crystals,” Opt. Commun. 162, 241–246 (1999).

R. E. Benner, P. W. Barber, J. F. Owen, and R. K. Chang, “Observation of structure resonances in the fluorescence spectra from microspheres,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 44, 475–477 (1980).

A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, H. Cao, and R. P. H. Chang, “Model for a random laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 215503 (2001).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

H.-B. Lin, A. L. Huston, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Internal scattering effects on microdroplet resonant emission structure,” Opt. Lett. 17, 970–972 (1992).

H.-B. Lin, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Spectral properties of lasing microdroplets,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 43–50 (1992).

A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, H. Cao, and R. P. H. Chang, “Model for a random laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 215503 (2001).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

H. Cao, J. Y. Xu, S.-H. Chang, and S. T. Ho, “Transition from amplified spontaneous emission to laser action in strongly scattering media,” Phys. Rev. E 61, 1985–1989 (2000).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

J. F. Owen, P. W. Barber, P. B. Dorain, and R. K. Chang, “Enhancement of fluorescence induced by microstructure resonances of a dielectric fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1075–1078 (1981).

R. E. Benner, P. W. Barber, J. F. Owen, and R. K. Chang, “Observation of structure resonances in the fluorescence spectra from microspheres,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 44, 475–477 (1980).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, H. Cao, and R. P. H. Chang, “Model for a random laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 215503 (2001).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

H. Cao, J. Y. Xu, S.-H. Chang, and S. T. Ho, “Transition from amplified spontaneous emission to laser action in strongly scattering media,” Phys. Rev. E 61, 1985–1989 (2000).

H.-J. Moon, Y.-T. Chough, and K. An, “Cylindrical microcavity laser based on the evanescent-wave-coupled gain,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3161–3614 (2000).

T. Wriedt and U. Comberg, “Comparison of computational scattering methods,” J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 60, 411–423 (1998).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

J. F. Owen, P. W. Barber, P. B. Dorain, and R. K. Chang, “Enhancement of fluorescence induced by microstructure resonances of a dielectric fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1075–1078 (1981).

H.-B. Lin, A. L. Huston, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Internal scattering effects on microdroplet resonant emission structure,” Opt. Lett. 17, 970–972 (1992).

H.-B. Lin, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Spectral properties of lasing microdroplets,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 43–50 (1992).

S. V. Frolov, Z. V. Vardeny, A. A. Zakhidov, and R. H. Baughman, “Laser-like emission in opal photonic crystals,” Opt. Commun. 162, 241–246 (1999).

N. M. Lawandy, R. M. Balachandran, A. S. L. Gomes, and E. Sauvain, “Laser action in strongly scattering media,” Nature 368, 436–438 (1994).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Splitting of high-Q Mie modes induced by light backscattering in silica microspheres,” Opt. Lett. 20, 1835–1837 (1995).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Splitting of high-Q Mie modes induced by light backscattering in silica microspheres,” Opt. Lett. 20, 1835–1837 (1995).

Q. Li, K. M. Ho, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Mode distribution in coherently amplifying random media,” Physica B 296, 78–84 (2000).

H. Cao, J. Y. Xu, S.-H. Chang, and S. T. Ho, “Transition from amplified spontaneous emission to laser action in strongly scattering media,” Phys. Rev. E 61, 1985–1989 (2000).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

X. Jiang and C. M. Soukoulis, “Time-dependent theory for random lasers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 70–73 (2000).

S. John and G. Pang, “Theory of lasing in a multiple-scattering medium,” Phys. Rev. A 54, 3642–3652 (1996).

S. John, “Localization of light,” Phys. Today 44, 32–40 (1991).

N. M. Lawandy, R. M. Balachandran, A. S. L. Gomes, and E. Sauvain, “Laser action in strongly scattering media,” Nature 368, 436–438 (1994).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Splitting of high-Q Mie modes induced by light backscattering in silica microspheres,” Opt. Lett. 20, 1835–1837 (1995).

P. M. Visser, K. Allart, and D. Lenstra, “Dielectric structures with bound modes for microcavity lasers,” Phys. Rev. E 65, 056604 (2002).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, M. Nieto-Vesperinas, and M. Lester, “Modeling photonic-force microscopy with metallic particles under plasmon eigenmode excitation,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 115402 (2002).

M. Lester, J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Fundamentals and model of photonic-force microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 26, 707–709 (2001).

V. S. Letokhov, “Generation of light by a scattering medium with negative resonance absorption,” Sov. Phys. JETP 26, 835–840 (1968).

Q. Li, K. M. Ho, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Mode distribution in coherently amplifying random media,” Physica B 296, 78–84 (2000).

H.-B. Lin, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Spectral properties of lasing microdroplets,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 9, 43–50 (1992).

H.-B. Lin, A. L. Huston, J. D. Eversole, and A. J. Campillo, “Internal scattering effects on microdroplet resonant emission structure,” Opt. Lett. 17, 970–972 (1992).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

J. Ripoll, A. Madrazo, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering of electromagnetic waves from a body over a random rough surface,” Opt. Commun. 142, 173–178 (1997).

A. A. Maradudin, T. Michel, A. R. McGurn, and E. R. Mendez, “Enhanced backscattering of light from a random grating,” Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 203, 255–307 (1990).

A. A. Maradudin, T. Michel, A. R. McGurn, and E. R. Mendez, “Enhanced backscattering of light from a random grating,” Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 203, 255–307 (1990).

A. A. Maradudin, T. Michel, A. R. McGurn, and E. R. Mendez, “Enhanced backscattering of light from a random grating,” Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 203, 255–307 (1990).

A. A. Maradudin, T. Michel, A. R. McGurn, and E. R. Mendez, “Enhanced backscattering of light from a random grating,” Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 203, 255–307 (1990).

H.-J. Moon, Y.-T. Chough, and K. An, “Cylindrical microcavity laser based on the evanescent-wave-coupled gain,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3161–3614 (2000).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, M. Nieto-Vesperinas, and M. Lester, “Modeling photonic-force microscopy with metallic particles under plasmon eigenmode excitation,” Phys. Rev. B 65, 115402 (2002).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Radiation pressure over dielectric and metallic nanocylinders on surfaces: polarization dependence and plasmon resonance conditions,” Opt. Lett. 27, 2149–2151 (2002).

M. Lester, J. R. Arias-Gonzalez, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Fundamentals and model of photonic-force microscopy,” Opt. Lett. 26, 707–709 (2001).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Near-field distributions of resonant modes in small dielectric objects on flat surfaces,” Opt. Lett. 25, 782–784 (2000).

J. Ripoll, A. Madrazo, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering of electromagnetic waves from a body over a random rough surface,” Opt. Commun. 142, 173–178 (1997).

J. A. Sanchez-Gil and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Light scattering from random rough dielectric surfaces,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 1270–1286 (1991).

J. M. Soto-Crespo and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering from very rough random surfaces and deep reflection gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 367–384 (1989).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

J. F. Owen, P. W. Barber, P. B. Dorain, and R. K. Chang, “Enhancement of fluorescence induced by microstructure resonances of a dielectric fiber,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1075–1078 (1981).

R. E. Benner, P. W. Barber, J. F. Owen, and R. K. Chang, “Observation of structure resonances in the fluorescence spectra from microspheres,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 44, 475–477 (1980).

S. John and G. Pang, “Theory of lasing in a multiple-scattering medium,” Phys. Rev. A 54, 3642–3652 (1996).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Splitting of high-Q Mie modes induced by light backscattering in silica microspheres,” Opt. Lett. 20, 1835–1837 (1995).

Y. Ling, H. Cao, A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, X. Liu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Investigation of random lasers with resonant feedback,” Phys. Rev. A 64, 063808 (2001).

A. L. Burin, M. A. Ratner, H. Cao, and R. P. H. Chang, “Model for a random laser,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 215503 (2001).

J. Ripoll, A. Madrazo, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering of electromagnetic waves from a body over a random rough surface,” Opt. Commun. 142, 173–178 (1997).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

D. S. Weiss, V. Sandoghdar, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Splitting of high-Q Mie modes induced by light backscattering in silica microspheres,” Opt. Lett. 20, 1835–1837 (1995).

N. M. Lawandy, R. M. Balachandran, A. S. L. Gomes, and E. Sauvain, “Laser action in strongly scattering media,” Nature 368, 436–438 (1994).

C. Vanneste and P. Sebbah, “Selective excitation of localized modes in active random media,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 183903 (2001).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

Q. Li, K. M. Ho, and C. M. Soukoulis, “Mode distribution in coherently amplifying random media,” Physica B 296, 78–84 (2000).

X. Jiang and C. M. Soukoulis, “Time-dependent theory for random lasers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 70–73 (2000).

V. Sandoghdar, F. Treussart, J. Hare, V. Lefevre-Seguin, J.-M. Raimond, and S. Haroche, “Very low threshold whispering-gallery-mode microsphere laser,” Phys. Rev. A 54, R1777–R1780 (1996).

C. Vanneste and P. Sebbah, “Selective excitation of localized modes in active random media,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 183903 (2001).

S. V. Frolov, Z. V. Vardeny, A. A. Zakhidov, and R. H. Baughman, “Laser-like emission in opal photonic crystals,” Opt. Commun. 162, 241–246 (1999).

P. M. Visser, K. Allart, and D. Lenstra, “Dielectric structures with bound modes for microcavity lasers,” Phys. Rev. E 65, 056604 (2002).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

D. S. Wiersma, “Light diffusion with gain and random lasers,” Phys. Rev. E 54, 4256–4265 (1996).

T. Wriedt and U. Comberg, “Comparison of computational scattering methods,” J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 60, 411–423 (1998).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

H. Cao, J. Y. Xu, S.-H. Chang, and S. T. Ho, “Transition from amplified spontaneous emission to laser action in strongly scattering media,” Phys. Rev. E 61, 1985–1989 (2000).

S. V. Frolov, Z. V. Vardeny, A. A. Zakhidov, and R. H. Baughman, “Laser-like emission in opal photonic crystals,” Opt. Commun. 162, 241–246 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, S. T. Ho, E. W. Seelig, Q. H. Wang, and R. P. H. Chang, “Random laser action in semiconductor powder,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 2278–2281 (1999).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

A. A. Maradudin, T. Michel, A. R. McGurn, and E. R. Mendez, “Enhanced backscattering of light from a random grating,” Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 203, 255–307 (1990).

H. Cao, Y. G. Zhao, H. C. Ong, S. T. Ho, J. Y. Dai, J. Y. Wu, and R. P. H. Chang, “Ultraviolet lasing in resonators formed by scattering in semiconductor polycrystalline films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 3656–3658 (1998).

P. R. Conwell, P. W. Barber, and C. K. Rushforth, “Resonant spectra of dielectric spheres,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 1, 62–67 (1984).

B. A. Hunter, M. A. Box, and B. Maier, “Resonance structure in weakly absorbing spheres,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 5, 1281–1286 (1988).

J. M. Soto-Crespo and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering from very rough random surfaces and deep reflection gratings,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 367–384 (1989).

J. A. Sanchez-Gil and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Light scattering from random rough dielectric surfaces,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 1270–1286 (1991).

T. Wriedt and U. Comberg, “Comparison of computational scattering methods,” J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 60, 411–423 (1998).

N. M. Lawandy, R. M. Balachandran, A. S. L. Gomes, and E. Sauvain, “Laser action in strongly scattering media,” Nature 368, 436–438 (1994).

S. V. Frolov, Z. V. Vardeny, A. A. Zakhidov, and R. H. Baughman, “Laser-like emission in opal photonic crystals,” Opt. Commun. 162, 241–246 (1999).

J. Ripoll, A. Madrazo, and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Scattering of electromagnetic waves from a body over a random rough surface,” Opt. Commun. 142, 173–178 (1997).

J. R. Arias-Gonzalez and M. Nieto-Vesperinas, “Near-field distributions of resonant modes in small dielectric objects on flat surfaces,” Opt. Lett. 25, 782–784 (2000).

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