Abstract

Theory of weak scattering of random optical fields from deterministic collections of particles with soft ellipsoidal scattering potentials of arbitrary shapes and orientations is developed. Far-field intensity distribution produced on scattering is shown to be influenced by source correlation properties as well as by a number, shapes and orientations of scatterers. The theory extends previous results on scattering from collections of spheres with soft Gaussian potentials and is applicable to analysis of a wide range of media including blood cells.

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S. Sahin and O. Korotkova, “Scattering of scalar light fields from collections of particles,” Phys. Rev. A78(6), 063815 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2005 (1)

1998 (1)

1994 (3)

1993 (1)

1990 (1)

1989 (1)

Behrend, M. R.

Brock, R. S.

Cai, Y.

Dogariu, A.

Eyyuboglu, H. T.

Fischer, D. G.

Foley, J. T.

Gbur, G.

Gori, F.

Heethaar, R. M.

Hegg, M. C.

Hoekstra, A. G.

Horning, M. P.

Hu, X. H.

Korotkova, O.

Lu, J.

Lu, X.

Nijhof, E. J.

Sahin, S.

Streekstra, G. J.

Tong, Z.

Z. Tong and O. Korotkova, “Method for tracing the position of an alien object embedded in a random particulate medium,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A28(8), 1595–1599 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

Wilson, B. K.

Wolf, E.

Yang, P.

Zhao, C.

Zhao, D.

Appl. Opt. (2)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (5)

Opt. Commun. (1)

Z. Tong and O. Korotkova, “Pair-structure matrix of random collections of particles: Implications for light scattering,” Opt. Commun.284(24), 5598–5600 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (3)

Opt. Lett. (4)

Phys. Rev. A (1)

S. Sahin and O. Korotkova, “Scattering of scalar light fields from collections of particles,” Phys. Rev. A78(6), 063815 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys. (1)

O. Korotkova and E. Wolf, “Scattering matrix theory for stochastic scalar fields,” Phys. Rev. E Stat. Nonlin. Soft Matter Phys.75(5), 056609 (2007).
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Other (2)

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