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The discrete-dipole approximation (DDA) for scattering calculations, including the relationship between the DDA and other methods, is reviewed. Computational considerations, i.e., the use of complex-conjugate gradient algorithms and fast-Fourier-transform methods, are discussed. We test the accuracy of the DDA by using the DDA to compute scattering and… (More)

- Jos Lelieveld, Harald Berresheim, +28 authors H. Ziereis
- Science
- 2002

The Mediterranean Intensive Oxidant Study, performed in the summer of 2001, uncovered air pollution layers from the surface to an altitude of 15 kilometers. In the boundary layer, air pollution standards are exceeded throughout the region, caused by West and East European pollution from the north. Aerosol particles also reduce solar radiation penetration to… (More)

DDSCAT.5a is a freely available software package which applies the “discrete dipole approximation” (DDA) to calculate scattering and absorption of electromagnetic waves by targets with arbitrary geometries and complex refractive index. The DDA approximates the target by an array of polarizable points. DDSCAT.5a requires that these polarizable points be… (More)

- Bruce T. Draine, Piotr J. Flatau
- Journal of the Optical Society of America. A…
- 2008

The discrete-dipole approximation (DDA) is a powerful method for calculating absorption and scattering by targets that have sizes smaller than or comparable to the wavelength of the incident radiation. The DDA can be extended to targets that are singly or doubly periodic. We generalize the scattering amplitude matrix and the 4 x 4 Mueller matrix to describe… (More)

- William C. Conant, FREDERICK J. BRECHTEL, +19 authors Xiao Yue Zhang
- 2004

MARCH 2004 AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY | N o other region on Earth is as large and diverse a source of aerosols (and trace gases) as the Asian continent. In spring, when storm and frontal activity in Asia is most prevalent, industrial pollution, biomass burning, and mineral dust outflows produce an extraordinarily complex regional aerosol mix, composed… (More)

- Jonathan J. Goodman, Bruce T. Draine, Piotr J. Flatau
- Optics letters
- 1991

We show how fast-Fourier-transform methods can be used to accelerate computations of scattering and absorption by particles of arbitrary shape using the discrete-dipole approximation.

- Jerome M. Schmidt, Piotr J. Flatau, +12 authors David W. Lando
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 2012

Atmospheric remote sensing has played a pivotal role in the increasingly sophisticated representation of clouds in the numerical models used to assess global and regional climate change. This has been accomplished because the underlying bulk cloud properties can be derived from a statistical analysis of the returned microwave signals scattered by a diverse… (More)

- William C. Conant, John H. Seinfeld, +6 authors Patricia K. Quinn
- 2003

[1] Vertical profiles of aerosol size, composition, and hygroscopic behavior from Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) Twin Otter and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration R/V Ronald H. Brown observations are used to construct a generic optical model of the Asian Pacific Regional Aerosol Characterization… (More)

- Piotr J. Flatau
- Optics letters
- 1997

Improvements in complex-conjugate gradient algorithms applied to the discrete-dipole approximation are reported. It is shown that computational time is reduced by use of the stabilized version of the biconjugate gratings algorithm, with diagonal left preconditioning.

- Piotr J. Flatau, Bruce T. Draine
- Optics express
- 2012

A near-field calculation of light electric field intensity inside and in the vicinity of a scattering particle is discussed in the discrete dipole approximation. A fast algorithm is presented for gridded data. This algorithm is based on one matrix times vector multiplication performed with the three dimensional fast Fourier transform. It is shown that for… (More)