Chapter 10. Measured Optical Properties

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

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618156.ch10

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) Measured Optical Properties, in Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618156.ch10

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:

  • optical properties;
  • insulating solid;
  • aluminum;
  • bulk optical constants;
  • absorption mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Optical Properties of an Insulating Solid: MgO

  • Optical Properties of a Metal: Aluminum

  • Optical Properties of a Liquid: Water

  • A Comment on the Magnitude of κ

  • Validity of Bulk Optical Constants in Small-Particle Calculations

  • Summary of Absorption Mechanisms and Temperature Effects