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forward scattering

[¦fȯr·wərd ′skad·ə·riŋ]
(physics)
Scattering in which there is no change in the direction of motion of the scattered particles.
Scattering in which the angle between the initial and final directions of motion of the scattered particles is less than 90°.
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Utilizing a CCD detector containing over three million detector elements, Mie theory, and unique design and data reduction features, the Saturn DigiSizer[R] II high-definition digital particle size analyzer provides an extremely high level of resolution and sensitivity.
The particle diameter was determined from a nonlinear least squares fit of the predicted scattering based on Mie theory and the measured data.
The refractive index and particle size were determined from best fits of Mie theory predictions to the scattering data for the incident laser polarization direction both parallel to the scattering plane and perpendicular to the scattering plane [5].
Reflection measurements will be analyzed with Mie theory to obtain a best fit for the size of the scattering particles.
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Therefore, the Mie theory of scattering is applicable in this case.
Because it has no restrictions as to the refractive index mismatch and particle size, the Mie theory of light scattering is applicable.
A model based on the Mie theory of light scattering was developed to describe forward light transmission and scattering.
The Mie theory for large spherical particles (26) indicates a ratio [L.
The scattering cross section calculated by Mie theory is [approximately]2 to 3 times smaller than that calculated by Rayleigh theory.