forward scattering

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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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Mie theory provides a good method of analyzing the optical absorption spectrum of a single spherical nanoparticle of arbitrary size [17].
As an example, we use B-CALM to simulate the absorption cross-section of a gold nanosphere and compare the results with Mie theory.
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 resulting scattered light in PIDS is described by the same Mie theory as in laser scattering, so all scattering information is converted to particle size using the same algorithm in a single operation.
Both the Fraunhofer approximation and Mie theory used by laser diffraction methods for calculations of light scattering patterns are based on the assumption of sphericity of the measured particles.
The particle diameter was determined from a nonlinear least squares fit of the predicted scattering based on Mie theory and the measured data.
Reflection measurements will be analyzed with Mie theory to obtain a best fit for the size of the scattering particles.
The light scattering from small particles is well described by Mie theory [1].
The Saturn DigiSizer 5200 provides high analytical resolution utilizing a CCD detector, Mie theory, and unique design and data reduction features.
Therefore, the Mie theory of scattering is applicable in this case.
Mie theory models particles as semi-transparent refractive spheres.