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Calculating BTDF from window surface roughness
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Paper Abstract

The Rayleigh Rice vector perturbation theory has been successfully used for several decades to relate the surface power spectrum of optically smooth reflectors to the angular resolved scatter resulting from light sources of known wavelength, incident angle and polarization. A similar relationship should be available for the situation of a beam transmitting from a region of index greater than 1.0 into a region of unit index through an optically smooth surface. This paper presents such a relationship and compares the result to measured scatter data at two light wavelengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8838, Optical Manufacturing and Testing X, 883804 (7 September 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2024599
Show Author Affiliations
John C. Stover, The Scatter Works Inc. (United States)
Vladimir Lopushenko, Moscow State Univ. (Russian Federation)
Kashmira Tayabaly, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Eugene Church, Consultant (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8838:
Optical Manufacturing and Testing X
Oliver W. Fähnle; Ray Williamson; Dae Wook Kim, Editor(s)

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