Chapter 5. Particles Small Compared with the Wavelength

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

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618156.ch5

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) Particles Small Compared with the Wavelength, in Absorption and Scattering of Light by Small Particles, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618156.ch5

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:

  • sphere small;
  • wavelength;
  • electrostatics approximation;
  • coated ellipsoid;
  • polarizability tensor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sphere Small Compared with the Wavelength

  • The Electrostatics Approximation

  • Ellipsoid in the Electrostatics Approximation

  • Coated Ellipsoid

  • The Polarizability Tensor

  • Anisotropic Sphere

  • Scattering Matrix