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Mishchenko and Yurkin 2017

Mishchenko, M.I., and M.A. Yurkin, 2017: On the concept of random orientation in far-field electromagnetic scattering by nonspherical particles. Opt. Lett., 42, no. 3, 494-497, doi:10.1364/OL.42.000494.

Although the model of randomly oriented nonspherical particles has been used in a great variety of applications of far-field electromagnetic scattering, it has never been defined in strict mathematical terms. In this Letter we use the formalism of Euler rigid-body rotations to clarify the concept of statistically random particle orientations and derive its immediate corollaries in the form of most general mathematical properties of the orientation- averaged extinction and scattering matrices. Our results serve to provide a rigorous mathematical foundation for numerous publications in which the notion of randomly oriented particles and its light-scattering implications have been considered intuitively obvious.

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@article{mi02320y,
  author={Mishchenko, M. I. and Yurkin, M. A.},
  title={On the concept of random orientation in far-field electromagnetic scattering by nonspherical particles},
  year={2017},
  journal={Opt. Lett.},
  volume={42},
  number={3},
  pages={494--497},
  doi={10.1364/OL.42.000494},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - mi02320y
AU  - Mishchenko, M. I.
AU  - Yurkin, M. A.
PY  - 2017
TI  - On the concept of random orientation in far-field electromagnetic scattering by nonspherical particles
JA  - Opt. Lett.
VL  - 42
IS  - 3
SP  - 494
EP  - 497
DO  - 10.1364/OL.42.000494
ER  -

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