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Apparent optical properties of spherical particles in absorbing medium

Fu, Q., and W. Sun (2006), Apparent optical properties of spherical particles in absorbing medium, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 100, 137-142, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2005.11.031.

An apparent absorption efficiency for spherical particles in absorbing medium is introduced to take into account the non-exponential absorption of the near-field scattered radiation in the absorbing medium. The apparent extinction, which is the summation of the apparent scattering efficiency following previous studies and the apparent absorption efficiency, is the same as the actual extinction. These apparent optical properties are suited to radiative transfer equations.

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