The Mueller Scattering Matrix Elements for Rayleigh Spheres
All 16 elements of the Mueller light scattering matrix for a Rayleigh sphere are predicted from systematic application of the input-output polarizers used to measure scattering intensities from a classical electric dipole.
KeywordsMatrix Element Quarter Wave Plate Stokes Vector Polarization Combination Mueller Matrice
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