The extinction efficiency of a perfectly conducting sphere embedded in an absorbing medium: The asymptotic value

Scott A. Wymer, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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Abstract

We have observed from numerical work that the extinction efficiency of a perfectly conducting sphere goes to 2 as the size parameter increases, regardless of whether the embedding medium is absorbing or lossless.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1285-1286
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics
Volume28
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 14 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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