Verification of the Rayleigh scattering cross section

  title={Verification of the Rayleigh scattering cross section},
  author={Sayan Chakraborti},
  journal={American Journal of Physics},
  • S. Chakraborti
  • Published 13 February 2007
  • Physics
  • American Journal of Physics
A simple experiment is described for the direct determination of the wavelength dependence of the Rayleigh scattering cross section using the classic example of the blue sky. Suggestions for inclusion into an undergraduate lab are discussed. 

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