We give simple analytic and numerical demonstrations showing that the interference structure in the Mie extinction efficiency of a sphere is caused by the interference of the light waves that are diffracted and transmitted in the near-forward direction.
Interference Between Diffraction and Transmission in the Mie Extinction EfficiencyJournal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics Image Science and Vision
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Citation InformationLock, James A. and Leiming Yang. "Interference Between Diffraction and Transmission in the Mie Extinction Efficiency." Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics Image Science and Vision 8 (1991): 1132-1134.