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The Tenth Conference on Electromagnetic & Light Scattering

17-22 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
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
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 complex-shaped 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 left-handed?
V. Rosenbush, N. Kiselev, N. Shakhovskoy, S. Kolesnikov, and V. Breus.
16:30–17:00 Coffee Break
Chair : K. Muinonen
17:00–17:40 Invited Lecture
Optical trapping of nonspherical particles in the T-matrix 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. Rubinsztein-Dunlop.
19:30–20:30 Welcome Cocktail
  Tuesday June 19
Chair: F. Borghese
8:30– 9:10 Invited Lecture
A review of point-group 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. Calvo-Perez, 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
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
Chair: D.W. Mackowski
8:30– 8:50 Scattering of light by concave-hull-transformed Gaussian particles
K. Muinonen and H. Erkkilä
8:50– 9:10 Applying Sh-matrices 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 wavelength-scale 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

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 null-field 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
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, J-M. Geffrin, C. Eyraud, I. Ayranci, and N. Selcuk
9:10– 9:30 Rigorous derivation of superposition T-matrix 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
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
Chair : N. Khlebtsov
15:30–15:50 Correction factors for a total scatter/backscatter nephelometer.
A. Quirantes, L. Alados-Arboledas, and F. J. Olmo

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
Chair : Z. Ulanovski
17:00–17:40 Invited Lecture
Engineering of plasmon-resonant nanostructures for biomedical applications.
B. Khlebtsov, V. Khanadeev, V. Bogatyrev, L. Dykman, and N. Khlebtsov
17:40–18:00 Sizing non-spherical, evaporating aerosol particles using “white” light resonance spectroscopy.
A.A. Zardini and U.K. Krieger
18:00–18:20 Optical characteristics of composite ellipsoidal solid-phase 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:

15:30-16:30 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, peanut-shaped silver nanoparticles modeled on Cassini-ovals.
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 polymer-dispersed 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

17:00-18:40 Session:

Coherence effects in systems of dipolar bi-spheres.
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 X-ray 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 non-spherical particles.
F. J. Olmo, A. Quirantes, H. Lyamani, and L. Alados-Arboledas

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