Light scattering from randomly rough surfaces
Abstract:A survey is given of a variety of effects that can arise in the scattering of electromagnetic waves from one- and two-dimensional randomly rough surfaces. The focus is primarily on multiple-scattering effects such as enhanced backscattering, enhanced transmission, satellite peaks, new features in speckle correlations and in second harmonic generation in reflection. Theoretical treatments of these phenomena are outlined, and experimental results illustrating them are presented.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Institute for Surface and Interface Science, University of California, Irvine, California, 92697, USA
Publication date: October 30, 2007
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