Rayleigh scattering


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Rayleigh scattering

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Rayleigh scattering

[′rā·lē ‚skad·ə·riŋ]
(electromagnetism)
Scattering of electromagnetic radiation by independent particles which are much smaller than the wavelength of the radiation.
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The Amplification Effect on Rayleigh Scattering and SBS in 25 Km Distributed Fiber Raman Amplifier," in Optical Fiber Sensors Conference, 3: 2-5.
The changes entailed modifying atmospheric absorption parameters, updating the band-integrated solar irradiance, and computing new lookup tables of view and illumination geometry-dependent Rayleigh scattering reflectance corresponding to AHI spectral bands 1-4.
COELUX combines three key elements: the latest LED technology which reproduces the sunlight's spectrum; a sophisticated optical system that creates the sensation of the distance between the sky and the sun; and nanostructured materials, only a few millimetres thick, which recreate the entire Rayleigh scattering process which occurs in the atmosphere.
The Subaru observations show that the sky of this planet does not show a strong Rayleigh scattering feature, which a cloudless hydrogen-dominated atmosphere would predict.
As compared to the wavelength of visible light, nanoparticles are small enough to conform to the phenomenon known as Rayleigh scattering, in which light is scattered in all directions.
Our planet looks blue because of Rayleigh scattering of sunlight by the atmosphere.
Gold Nanorod Based Sensing of Sequence Specific HIV-1 Virus DNA using Hyper Rayleigh Scattering Spectroscopy, Darbha, G.
However the resonance effects are equally applicable to luminescence and Rayleigh scattering (22).
The Rayleigh Scattering Equation (12), (13) describes the phenomenon of dispersion of electromagnetic radiation by particles that have a radius less than approximately 1/10 the wavelength of the radiation:
Rayleigh scattering should be more important at the lower frequencies, while directional Mie scattering would prevail at the higher frequencies [6].
The Raman microprobe incorporates a Rayleigh scattering rejection filter, CCD-TV camera for sample positioning/monitoring, and white light illumination.
The sensors operate on the optical time domain reflectometry (OTDR) principle, invented by Barnowski and Jensen in 1976, which was the first method for distributed fibre measurements using backward Rayleigh scattering to determine the optical loss along fibres [19].