Title

Two-Dimensional Rayleigh Scattering in a Semi-Infinite Cylindrical Medium Exposed to a Laser Beam

Abstract

A modification of Ambarzumian's method is used to develop the integro-differential equations for the source function, flux, and intensity at the boundary of a two-dimensional, semi-infinite cylindrical medium with second order Legendre phase function scattering. The incident radiation is collimated, normal to the top surface, and is dependent only on the radial coordinate. Boundary conditions which vary as a Bessel function and as a Gaussian distribution are investigated. The Gaussian distribution approximates a laser beam. Numerical results are presented in graphical and tabular forms for a Rayleigh scattering medium. The results are compared with those of isotropic scattering. © 1983.

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1983 Elsevier, All rights reserved.

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