scattering cross section

scattering cross section

[′skad·ə·riŋ ′krȯs ‚sek·shən]
(electromagnetism)
The power of electromagnetic radiation scattered by an antenna divided by the incident power.
(physics)
The sum of the cross sections for elastic and inelastic scattering.
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This behavior of the elastic scattering cross section leads to the fact that according to the expression (18) or (20) the neutron spectrum will have the second maximum, but in the low-energy part of the spectrum.
i) the central concept of invisibility is to minimize the total scattering cross section, (ii) anisotropic materials ensure invisibility without violating the uniqueness theorem of the inverse problem, and (iii) non-superluminal propagation provides cloaking performance with a relatively broad bandwidth.
Since the diameter of individual QDs is much smaller than the wavelength of light, the scattering of light is almost isotropic, and the scattering cross section in Eq.
In military applications the desire is often to achieve a scattering cross section as small as possible, e.
Because the scattering cross section in HH-polarization is more sensitive to large scale waves' slope, the central Doppler shift for HH-polarization is always larger than that in VV-polarization.
2] Dependent light scattering theory proposes that the scattering cross section of each [TiO.
This latter length is defined, lsca = 1(Np Csca) where Np and Csca represent the number of particles per unit volume and the scattering cross section.
All of these studies have employed variants of a new method for measuring the broad bandwidth total scattering cross section ([[sigma].
The reliability of the subtraction method depends on the exact knowledge of theoretical (coherent + incoherent) scattering cross section data.
s], we can have the differential scattering cross section which is defined by [1, 24, 25]
The proposed method for measuring the scattering cross section of microspheres utilized a commercial spectrophotometer with an integrating sphere (IS) detector.
The expressions of the configuration and polarization average scattering cross section and scattering efficiency are calculated from: