



FINAL PROGRAM
The
Tenth Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering
1722 June,
2007
Bodrum, Turkey

Sunday
June 17 
15:30–18:00 
Registration 



Monday
June 18 
7:30– 8:30 
Registration 
8:30– 8:45 
Welcoming remarks RAD 
8:45– 9:00 
Welcoming remarks ELS 
9:00–10:00

Plenary Lecture
Radiative transfer: A new look
of the old theory
M. I. Mishchenko. 
10:00–10:30 
Coffee Break 

DUST
Chair: T. Wriedt 
10:30–11:10

Invited
Lecture
Remote sensing of desert dust aerosols: progress,
challenges, perspectives
O. Dubovik 
11:10–11:30

On
the (in)accuracy of the spherical particle approximation
in mineral aerosol radiative forcing simulations
M. Kahnert, T. Nousiainen, and P. Räisänen. 
11:30–11:50

The
scattering matrix of large Libyan desert particles.
O. Muñoz, H. Volten, J. Hovenier,
T. Nousiainen, K. Muinonen, D. Guirado, F. Moreno,
and R. Waters. 
11:50–12:10

The anomalous spectral dependence
of polarization in comets
N. Kiselev, V. Rosenbush, K. Antonyuk. 
12:10–12:30

Differences
in polarimetric properties of cometary jets
and circumnucleus halos.
E. Zubko, H. Kimura, T. Yamamoto, and H.
Kobayashi. 
12:30–15:30 
Break 

POLARIZATION
I
Chair: Sh. R. Cloude 
15:30–15:50

Spectropolarimetry
of planets: what observational data can be essential
for correct microphysical retrievals of atmospheric
aerosols
J. M. Dlugach and M. I. Mishchenko.

15:50–16:10

Backscattering
linear depolarization ratio of laboratory generated
ice clouds composed of pristine and complexshaped
ice crystals
M. Schnaiter, R. Schön, O. Möhler,
H. Saathoff, and R. Wagner 
16:10–16:30

Circular
and linear polarization of comet C/2001 Q4 (NEAT).
Why circular polarization in comets is predominantly
lefthanded?
V. Rosenbush, N. Kiselev, N. Shakhovskoy,
S. Kolesnikov, and V. Breus. 
16:30–17:00 
Coffee Break 

APPLICATIONS
I
Chair : K. Muinonen 
17:00–17:40

Invited
Lecture
Optical
trapping of nonspherical particles in the Tmatrix
formalism.
F. Borghese, P. Denti, R. Saija,
M. A. Iatì, and O. Maragò. 
17:40–18:00

New
Scattering Information Network project for the
light scattering community.
T. Wriedt and J. Hellmers. 
18:00–18:20

Detection
of dust grains vibrations with a laser heterodyne
receiver of scattered light.
Yu. Serozhkin, O. Kollyukh, and Ye. Venger.

18:20–18:40

Optically
driven micromachines: design and fabrication
V.L.Y. Loke, T.A. Nieminen, T. Asavei, N.R.
Heckenberg, and H. RubinszteinDunlop. 
19:30–20:30 
Welcome
Cocktail 



Tuesday
June 19 

THEORY
I
Chair: F. Borghese 
8:30–
9:10 
Invited
Lecture
A
review of pointgroup symmetries in the T matrix
and Green’s functions formalisms.
M. Kahnert 
9:10– 9:30

Extinction
and the electromagnetic optical theorem
M. J. Berg, C. M. Sorensen, and A. Chakrabarti.

9:30– 9:50

Extinction
coefficient in absorbing media: a theoretical
and numerical study
S. Durant, J.J. Greffet, O. CalvoPerez,
and N. Vukadinovic. 
9:50–10:10

Solution
of wave diffraction problems by method of continued
boundary conditions combined with pattern equation
method
A.G. Kyurkchan and N. I. Smirnova. 
10:10–10:30

Simplex
inversion of asteroid photometric lightcurves.
K. Muinonen and J. Torppa 
10:30–11:00 
Coffee Break 

POLARIZATION
II
Chair : J. Hovenier 
11:00–11:40

Invited
Lecture
Polarization
symmetries in electromagnetic scattering
Sh. R. Cloude 
11:40–12:00

Circular
polarization of light scattered by randomly
built aggregates
D. Guirado, F. Moreno, and J. W. Hovenier 
12:00–12:20 
Mapping
the Moon in Pmin.
Yu. Shkuratov, N. Opanasenko, A. Opanasenko,
E. Zubko, Yu. Velikodsky, V. Korokhin, and G.
Videen 
12:20–12:40

On
the polarizing efficiency of the interstellar
medium.
N. V. Voshchinnikov and H. K. Das 
12:40–15:30 
Break 
15:30–16:30

Poster
presentations (See the end of the program for
the list) 
16:30–17:00 
Coffee Break 
17:00–18:40 
Poster
presentations (See the end of the program for
the list) 



Wednesday June 20 

THEORY II
Chair: D.W. Mackowski 
8:30– 8:50

Scattering
of light by concavehulltransformed Gaussian
particles
K. Muinonen and H. Erkkilä 
8:50– 9:10

Applying
Shmatrices to two merging spheres
D. Petrov, Y. Shkuratov, and G. Videen 
9:10– 9:30

Light
scattering properties of a spheroid particle
illuminated by an arbitrarily shaped beam.
K. F. Ren, F. Xu, and X. Cai 
9:30– 9:50 
Pattern
equation method based on Wilcox representation
N. I. Smirnova and A. G. Kyurkchan 
9:50–10:10

Interrelating
angular scattering characteristics to internal
electric fields of wavelengthscale Gaussian
particles.
J. Tyynelä, E. Zubko, G. Videen, and
K. Muinonen 
10:10–10:30

Comparison
of LS methods using single expansions of fields.
A. A. Vinokurov, V. G. Farafonov, and V.
B. Il’in 
10:30–11:00 
Coffee Break 

THEORY
III
Chair: M. Kahnert 
11:00–11:40

Invited Lecture
Direct
simulation of absorption and scattering by particle
deposits
D. W. Mackowski 
11:40–12:00

Decomposition
of objects for light scattering simulations
with the nullfield method with discrete sources.
T. Wriedt and R. Schuh 
12:00–12:20

Systematic
comparison of the discrete dipole approximation
and the finite difference time domain method.
M.A. Yurkin, A.G. Hoekstra, R.S. Brock,
and J.Q. Lu 
Afternoon 
Free
Time 



Thursday June 21 

MULTIPLE
SCATTERING
Chair : N.V. Voshchinnikov 
8:30– 8:50

Monte
Carlo for very thin layered media.
R. Eze, S. Kumar, N. Elkouh, P. Sorenson,
and R. Hill 
8:50– 9:10

Interaction of light with non
spherical particles: application of the microwave
analogy principles to assess Maxwell equation
solvers in primary variables.
R. Vaillon, P. Sabouroux, B. Stout, JM.
Geffrin, C. Eyraud, I. Ayranci, and N. Selcuk 
9:10– 9:30

Rigorous
derivation of superposition Tmatrix approach
from solution of inhomogeneous wave equation.
P. Litvinov and K. Ziegler. 
9:30– 9:50 
Photometry
of powders consisting of dielectric and metallic
spheres at extremely small phase angles.
V. Psarev, A. Ovcharenko, Yu. Shkuratov, I.
Belskaya, G. Videen, A. Nakamura, T. Mukai,
and Y. Okada 
9:50–10:10

Filling
a gap in multiple scattering theory
J. W. Hovenier and D. M. Stam 
10:10–10:30

Identification
of radiative parameters of dense scattering
media with polarization analysis.
N. Riviere and L. Hespel 
10:30–11:00 
Coffee Break 

ATMOSPHERE I
Chair : Yu. Shkuratov 
11:00–11:40

Invited Lecture
Status
of the remote sensing of Martian aerosols.
M. J. Wolff, R. T. Clancy, and M.
D. Smith 
11:40–12:00

Phase
matrix for horizontally oriented ice crystals
of cirrus clouds.
A. Borovoi, A. Burnashov, and A. Cohen 
12:00–12:20

Retrieving dust particle properties
from multispectral, multiangle, polarimetric
remote sensing data
J. Chowdhary, B. Cairns, O. Dubovik, T.
Lapyonok, and M. Mishchenko. 
12:30–15:30

Break 

ATMOSPHERE II
Chair : N. Khlebtsov 
15:30–15:50

Correction
factors for a total scatter/backscatter nephelometer.
A. Quirantes, L. AladosArboledas, and F.
J. Olmo 
15:50–16:10 
Modeling
lunar reflectance spectra.
Ye. Grynko, Yu. Shkuratov, and G. Videen

16:10–16:30

Characterization
of small ice crystals using frequency analysis
of azimuthal scattering patterns.
Z. Ulanowski, C. Stopford, E. Hesse, P.
H. Kaye, E. Hirst, and M. Schnaiter. 
16:30–17:00 
Coffee Break 

APPLICATIONS II
Chair : Z. Ulanovski 
17:00–17:40

Invited Lecture
Engineering
of plasmonresonant nanostructures for biomedical
applications.
B. Khlebtsov, V. Khanadeev, V. Bogatyrev,
L. Dykman, and N. Khlebtsov 
17:40–18:00

Sizing
nonspherical, evaporating aerosol particles
using “white” light resonance spectroscopy.
A.A. Zardini and U.K. Krieger 
18:00–18:20

Optical
characteristics of composite ellipsoidal solidphase
aerosols with variable carbon content.
M. Kocifaj and G. Videen. 
18:20–18:40

The
spatial polarization distribution over the dome
of the sky for abnormal irradiance of the atmosphere.
V.P. Budak and S.V. Korkin. 
20:30–23:00

Gala
Dinner 



Friday June 22 
8:30–10:30

Work in Progress Presentations/Perspectives
(5 min) 
10:30–11:00 
Coffee Break 
11:00–12:30 
Open Forum RAD/ELS 
List of Poster Presentations:
15:3016:30 Session:
Microstructures located on flat substrates contaminated
with small bosses: backscattering and substrate
effects.
P. Albella, F. Moreno, J.M. Saiz, and F. González
Estimation of the particles size on using the diffuse
solar radiation for the wavelength ?=0.5 ?m.
M. Ammar
Effect of hemoglobin localization in erythrocytes
on optical absorption by human blood.
V. V. Barun and A. P. Ivanov
Scattering from a long helix.
I. Gurwich, M. Kleiman, and N. Shiloah
Light scattering simulation by concave, peanutshaped
silver nanoparticles modeled on Cassiniovals.
J. Hellmers, N. Riefler, T. Wriedt, and Yu.
Eremin
Temporal scattering of dense scattering media
under ultra short laser light illumination: application
for particle sizing.
L. Hespel, M. Barthelemy, N. Riviere, A. Delfour,
L. Mees, and G. Grehan
The use of derivative spectrum of solution in regularization.
A. Holdak and W. Siwers
Light scattering study of ternary gas mixture in
vicinity of liquid–vapor critical point.
V. N. Kuryakov, E. E. Gorodetskii, V. A. Deshabo,
V. I. Kosov, D. I. Yudin, and
I. K. Yudin
Application of the modified method of discrete sources
for solving the problem of wave scattering by group
of bodies.
A. G. Kyurkchan and S. A. Manenkov
Solving the diffraction problem of electromagnetic
waves on objects with a complex geometry by the
pattern equations method.
A. G. Kyurkchan and E. A. Skorodumova
Light modulation by polymerdispersed liquid crystal
films with small nematic droplets.
V. A. Loiko, A. V. Konkolovich, and P. G. Maksimenko
Mononuclear cells morphology for cells discrimination
by the angular structure of scattered light.
V. A. Loiko, G. I. Ruban, O. A. Gritsai, V.
V. Berdnik, and N. V. Goncharova
17:0018:40 Session:
Coherence effects in systems of dipolar bispheres.
O. Merchiers, F. Moreno, J. M. Saiz, and F.
González
Remote sensing of tropospheric aerosols from space:
from AVHRR to Glory APS.
M. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, B. Cairns, and
J. Chowdhary
Soft Xray spectroscopy at small to medium phase
angles: theoretical and empirical studies.
J. Näränen, H. Parviainen, K. Nygård,
and K. Muinonen
Impact of particle shape on composition dependence
of scattering.
T. Nousiainen
Reduction of iterations for the linear equation
solutions in DDA – application for the orientation
averaging of irregularly shaped particles.
Y. Okada, T. Mukai, I. Mann, S. Itaru, and S.
Mukai
Aerosol optical properties assessed by an inversion
method using the solar principal plane for nonspherical
particles.
F. J. Olmo, A. Quirantes, H. Lyamani, and L.
AladosArboledas
Light scattering from rough thin films: DDA simulations.
H. Parviainen and K. Lumme
Coherent backscattering effects with Discrete Dipole
Approximation method.
A. Penttilä and K. Lumme
Anisotropy parameters for Chlorophytum leaf epidermis.
S. Savenkov, R. S. Muttiah, V. V. Yakubchak,
and A. S. Klimov
Matrix model of inhomogeneous medium with generalized
birefringence.
S. N. Savenkov, K. E. Yushtin, R. S. Muttiah,
and V. V. Yakubchak
The effect of particle size, composition, and
shape on lidar backscattering.
A.M. Sundström, T. Nousiainen, and T.
Petäjä
Backscattering of light from a layer of densely
packed random medium.
V. P. Tishkovets
Researching the physical conditions in Jupiter
atmosphere using remote sensing methods.
O.S. Shalygina, V.V. Korokhin, L.V. Starukhina,
E.V. Shalygin, G.P. Marchenko, Yu.I. Velikodsky,
O.M. Starodubtseva, and L.A. Akimov



