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Scattering from Particles on a Plane Surface

  • Ferdinando Borghese
  • Paolo Denti
  • Rosalba Saija
Part of the Physics of Earth and Space Environments book series (EARTH)

Abstract

In this chapter, we study the scattering of electromagnetic waves from particles near to or deposited on the plane surface that separates two homogeneous media of different optical properties. The plane surface will be termed the interface, whereas we will call accessible half-space the one in which the particles and the detecting instrumentation are located. The medium that fills the accessible half-space is assumed to be nonabsorptive and to have, therefore, a real refractive index.

Keywords

Transition Matrix Plane Surface Scattered Field Dielectric Surface Incident Field 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferdinando Borghese
    • 1
  • Paolo Denti
    • 1
  • Rosalba Saija
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Fisica della Materia e Tecnologie Fisiche AvanzateUniversità di MessinaMessinaItaly

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