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Experimental verification of screen effect and dynamic multiple scattering theory
Author(s): H. C. Kandpal; Sisir Roy; Menas Kafatos
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Paper Abstract

The multiple scattering theory which produces Doppler-like wavelength shift,even, when the source and the intervening medium are at rest with respect to the observer has been recently verified in laboratory experiments. In the experiments, light from Hg lines propagating through anisotropic plasma medium has been shown to produce redshift as well as broadening. These results may signify important developments in statistical optics as well as in observational cosmology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4929, Optical Information Processing Technology, (16 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.483268
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H. C. Kandpal, National Physical Lab. (India)
Sisir Roy, Indian Statistical Institute and George Mason Univ. (India)
Menas Kafatos, George Mason Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4929:
Optical Information Processing Technology
Guoguang Mu; Francis T. S. Yu; Suganda Jutamulia, Editor(s)

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