Faraday Effect in the Multiple Scattering of Light: A Monte Carlo Simulation
A Monte Carlo simulation is used to obtain the intensity correlation function in the multiple scattering of an incident linearly polarized light in a magneto-optically active medium. The scatterers are finite spheres and each single scattering is calculated by the Mie theory. For the diffusion regime, the results predicted by a simple stochastic theory are verified. On the other hand, in the intermediate regime, the correlation function is described by the one-dimensional model, which explains the origin of the unexpected oscillations of the correlation function.
KeywordsMultiple Scattering Weak Localization Diffusion Regime Intensity Correlation Intermediate Regime
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