Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Craig F. Bohren1 and
  2. Donald R. Huffman2

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618156.ch1

Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles

Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles

How to Cite

Bohren, C. F. and Huffman, D. R. (2007) Introduction, in Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618156.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Distinguished Professor of Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University

  2. 2

    Regents Professor of Physics, The University of Arizona

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471293408

Online ISBN: 9783527618156

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Keywords:

  • light scattering;
  • absorption;
  • fluctuations;
  • particles;
  • electromagnetic waves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Physical Basis for Scattering and Absorption

  • Scattering by Fluctuations and by Particles

  • Physics of Scattering by a Single Particle

  • Collections of Particles

  • The Direct and Inverse Problem