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By X. Sun, H. Wang, and H. Zhang

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Gaussian beam scattering by a spheroidal particle is studied in detail. A theoretical procedure is given to expand an incident Gaussian beam in terms of spheroidal vector wave functions within the generalized Lorenz-Mie theory framework. Exact analytic solutions are obtained for an arbitrarily oriented spheroid with non-confocal dielectric coating. Normalized differential scattering cross sections are shown and discussed for three different cases of a dielectric spheroid, spheroid with a spherical inclusion and coated spheroid.

X. Sun, H. Wang, and H. Zhang, "Scattering of Gaussian Beam by a Spheroidal Particle," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 128, 539-555, 2012.

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