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Mishchenko and Yurkin 2019, in press

Mishchenko, M.I., and M.A. Yurkin, 2019: Co- and counter-propagating wave effects in an absorbing medium. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, in press, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106688.

In this semi-tutorial paper, we revisit the interference phenomena caused by pairs of co-propagating or counter-propagating transverse electromagnetic waves by letting the host medium be absorbing. We first consider plane waves in an unbounded medium, summarize the standing-wave solution of the Maxwell equations, and discuss specific effects caused by nonvanishing absorption. We then consider the superposition of plane and spherical waves in the context of fart-field electromagnetic scattering by a particle. To this end we modify the classical Jones lemma by allowing nonzero absorption in the host medium and consider its most obvious consequences such as forward- and backscattering interference. The physical similarity of the two scenarios (superpositions of plane waves and superpositions of plane and spherical waves) is discussed.

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@unpublished{mi01520r,
  author={Mishchenko, M. I. and Yurkin, M. A.},
  title={Co- and counter-propagating wave effects in an absorbing medium},
  year={2019},
  journal={J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer},
  doi={10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106688},
  note={Manuscript accepted for publication}
}

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TY  - INPR
ID  - mi01520r
AU  - Mishchenko, M. I.
AU  - Yurkin, M. A.
PY  - 2019
TI  - Co- and counter-propagating wave effects in an absorbing medium
JA  - J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer
DO  - 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106688
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