Chapter 5. How Light Scattering and Absorption Depend on the Physics of the Pigment Particle (Corpuscular Theory)

  1. Hans G. Völz

Published Online: 10 FEB 2003

DOI: 10.1002/3527600485.ch5

Industrial Color Testing, 2nd Edition

Industrial Color Testing, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Völz, H. G. (2001) How Light Scattering and Absorption Depend on the Physics of the Pigment Particle (Corpuscular Theory), in Industrial Color Testing, 2nd Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600485.ch5

Author Information

  1. Deswatines Strasse 78, D-47800 Krefeld (formerly Bayer AG, Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2003
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527304363

Online ISBN: 9783527600489

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Keywords:

  • corpuscular theory;
  • refractive index;
  • absorption index;
  • Mie theory;
  • scattering behavior;
  • pigments;
  • absorption behavior

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

    • Description and Significance of the Corpuscular Theory

    • Particle-Size Distribution

    • The Optical Constants: Refractive Index and Absorption Index

  • Mie Theory

    • Integration of the Wave Equation

    • Absorption and Scattering of the Particle Ensemble

    • Scattering Behavior of Pigments

    • Absorption Behavior of Pigments

  • List of Symbols used in Formulas

  • Summary

  • Historical and Bibliographical Notes