11 November 1991 Effective refractive indices of three-phase optical coatings
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To obtain the effective refractive indices of three-phase coating materials, in which multiple scattering can also occur between the two different discrete phases, a multiple scattering formalism for two-phase systems is modified to include the third phase. Numerical results for different refractive indices of various arrangements are presented for a paint coating in which some of the TiO2 pigment particles are replaced by microbubbles.
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Yushieh Ma, Vijay K. Varadan, Vasundara V. Varadan, "Effective refractive indices of three-phase optical coatings", Proc. SPIE 1558, Wave Propagation and Scattering in Varied Media II, (11 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49621; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.49621

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