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Mie scattering




Mie scattering
Scattering of light by larger particles, such as those of dust or fog in Earth's atmosphere, in which the amount of scattering depends very little on wavelength. Mie scattering, named after the German physicist Gustav Mie (1869–1957), results in a pattern like an antenna lobe, with a sharper and more intense forward lobe for larger particles. Compare with Rayleigh scattering.


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