Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

Comparisons between geometrical optics and Lorenz-Mie theory

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

Scattered light patterns produced by spherical transparent particles of a wide range of diameters (1–100 μm) and for a useful range of forward scattering angles (0–20°) are calculated by using both Lorenz-Mie theory and geometrical optics theory. A detailed comparison of the results leads to a definitive assessment of the accuracy of geometrical optics theory in the forward direction. Emphasis is put on simultaneous sizing and velocimetry of particles using pedestal calibration methods.

© 1981 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Comparison of stresses on homogeneous spheroids in the optical stretcher computed with geometrical optics and generalized Lorenz–Mie theory

Lars Boyde, Andrew Ekpenyong, Graeme Whyte, and Jochen Guck
Appl. Opt. 51(33) 7934-7944 (2012)

Comparison of diffraction theory and generalized Lorenz-Mie theory for a sphere located on the axis of a laser beam

Jean-Philippe Chevaillier, Jean Fabre, Gérard Gréhan, and Gérard Gouesbet
Appl. Opt. 29(9) 1293-1298 (1990)

Optical force on a large sphere illuminated by Bessel beams: comparisons between ray optics method and generalized Lorenz–Mie theory

Shukun Song, Neng Wang, Wanli Lu, and Zhifang Lin
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 31(10) 2192-2197 (2014)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Figures (18)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Equations (77)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Metrics

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved