Piskozub, Jacek and McKee, David (2011) Effective scattering phase functions for the multiple scattering regime. Optics Express, 19 (5). pp. 4786-4794. ISSN 1094-4087Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The propagation of light through turbid media is of fundamental interest in a number of areas of optical science including atmospheric and oceanographic science, astrophysics and medicine amongst many others. The angular distribution of photons after a single scattering event is determined by the scattering phase function of the material the light is passing through. However, in many instances photons experience multiple scattering events and there is currently no equivalent function to describe the resulting angular distribution of photons. Here we present simple analytic formulas that describe the angular distribution of photons after multiple scattering events, based only on knowledge of the single scattering albedo and the single scattering phase function.
|Keywords:||scattering, multiple scattering, optics, Optics. Light, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2011 15:10|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 16:46|