When a laser beam scatters from a microparticle whose shape deviates from that of a sphere, a number of partial waves of the incident beam couple to a given partial wave of the scattered and interior fields. As a result, partial-wave coupling caused by small surface irregularities of a liquid droplet provides the mechanism for exciting low-radial-order morphology-dependent resonances. (C) 1999 Optical Society of America.
Excitation of Morphology-Dependent Resonances and Van De Hulst's Localization PrincipleOptics Letters
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Citation InformationLock, James A. "Excitation of Morphology-Dependent Resonances and Van De Hulst's Localization Principle." Optics Letters 24 (1999): 427-429.