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Monte Carlo simulation of coherent effects in multiple scattering

By I. V. Meglinski, Vladimir L. Kuzmin, D. Y. Churmakov and D. A. Greenhalgh


Using a combination of the stochastic Monte Carlo technique and the iteration procedure of the solution to the Bethe-Salpeter equation, it has been shown that the simulation of the optical path of a photon packet undergoing an nth scattering event directly corresponds to the nth-order ladder diagram contribution. In this paper, the Monte Carlo technique is generalized for the simulation of the coherent back-scattering and temporal correlation function of optical radiation scattered within the randomly inhomogeneous turbid medium. The results of simulation demonstrate a good agreement with the diffusing wave theory and experimental results

Topics: Bethe-Salpeter Equation, Coherent Back-Scattering, Temporal Field Correlation Function, Diffusing-Wave Spectroscopy, Monte Carlo Simulation
Publisher: Royal Society
Year: 2005
DOI identifier: 10.1098/rspa.2004.1369
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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