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What is Mie scattering?

What is Mie scattering?

 

Asked Atia Isaac

 

Answer:

 

Mie scattering or Mie solution to Maxwell’s equations describes the scattering ofelectromagnetic radiation by a sphere. 

 

 

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Scattering of Sunlight by Atmospheric Particle...
Scattering of Sunlight by Atmospheric Particles by Raleigh and Mie Scattering (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Difference between reflection, scattering and diffraction…?

What is the difference between  reflection, scattering and diffraction…?

 

Asked Eravally Jayakumar

 

Answer:

 

Reflection is the bouncing back of light to the same media.

 

Scattering is irregular reflection, caused by a rough surface or the suspended particles.

 

Diffraction is the bending of light around an obstacle in its path.

 

English: Mechanism of diffuse reflection by a ...
English: Mechanism of diffuse reflection by a solid surface (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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