Coherent backscattering from resonant disordered media
Authors: Bertolotti J., Sapienza R., Garcia P.D., Lopez C., Wiersma D.S.
Autors Affiliation: European Laboratory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy, INFM-BEC, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Florence), Italy; Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (CSIC), CSIC-UVigo, C/ Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz 3, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Abstract: The presence of Mie resonances in random assemblies of dense packed monodisperse polystyrene spheres is studied. Ambiguities in transmission measurements are discussed and backscattering cone is presented as an optimal tool to study Mie resonances.
KeyWords: Metamaterials; Photonics, Coherent backscattering; Disordered media; Mie resonance; Monodisperse polystyrene; Transmission measurements, BackscatteringDOI: 10000000000