Optical Particle Sizing and Particle Characterization Based on Polarization Measurements

  • R. H. Zerull
  • R. T. Killinger
  • R. H. Giese


Commercially available optical particle analyzers generally provide satisfactory results after adequate calibration with the particles in question. It is the purpose of this paper to point out, how the performance of optical particle sizers can be improved by polarization measurements.


Polarization Measurement Scattered Radiation Scattered Intensity Cross Polarization Mueller Matrix 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. H. Zerull
    • 1
  • R. T. Killinger
    • 1
  • R. H. Giese
    • 1
  1. 1.Bereich Extraterrestrische PhysikRuhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany

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