标题：Scattering of on-axis polarized Gaussian light beam by spheroidal water coating aerosol particle
作者：Sun, Xianming; Wang, Haihua
作者机构：[Sun, Xianming; Wang, Haihua] Shandong Univ Technol, Sch Elect & Elect Engn, Zibo 255049, Peoples R China.
通讯作者地址：[Sun, XM]Shandong Univ Technol, Sch Elect & Elect Engn, Zibo 255049, Peoples R China.
来源：CHINESE OPTICS LETTERS
摘要：Small particle light scattering can produce light with polarization characteristics different from those of the incident beam. An analytical solution to the scattering by a spheroid with inclusion for an on-axis polarized Gaussian beam incidence is provided within the generalized Lorenz-Mie theory framework. The shapes of the inclusion can be spherical, confocal spheroid, or non-confocal spheroid. The Muller scattering matrix elements are computed for plane wave incidence or Gaussian light beam incidence. The effect of the size and shape of the inclusion or the coating on the polarized Gaussian light scattering characteristics by a spheroidal water coating aerosol particle are computed and analyzed.