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scattering

 [skat´er-ing]
a change in the direction of motion of a photon or subatomic particle as the result of a collision or interaction.
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The consequence is that at about [r.sub.1] = 0.300 [micro]m, independent light scattering assumptions predict a fall of 50% of the scattering efficiency from its highest value, whereas QCA only predicts a 20% loss.
Chu, Laser Light Scattering: Basic Principles and Practice, American Press, 1974.
The solid blue line in the figure shows the diminishment of [TiO.sub.2] light scattering efficiency as the TiO2 content and average refractive index of the coating increase as predicted by Mie Theory.
The study of this system will promote the development and application of optical fiber dynamic light scattering measurement.
This point of view was clearly upheld by Fitzwater and Hook III (3) in a famous, award winning article, which proposed a novel theory for calculating the effect of dependent light scattering in white coatings.
Starting from real physical assumptions the undersurface light scattering in a substrate with a complex structure was modelled.
Optical properties, however, are still very important, and engineered pigments provide higher light scattering for lightweight paper applications.
Light scattering techniques, used to monitor and control these critical attributes in production, actually measure a derived parameter that is some convolution of size and shape.
To understand this discrepancy and appreciate its potential occurrence with all light-based methodologies in the clinical laboratory, one must review the features of light scattering pertinent to clinical laboratory instrumentation and the physical chemical differences between naturally lipemic and IntraLipid-supplemented samples.
A light scattering region provided between the substrate layer and the second layer, which has heterogeneities causing the fight scattering.
Light scattering occurs when light waves encounter materials with varying index of refraction.