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SCATMECH: Polarized Light Scattering C++Class Library (Version 4.00)



Thomas A. Germer


A C++ object class library has been developed to distribute bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) models for light scattering from surfaces. Emphasis has been given to those models which are physically-based and which predict the polarization properties of the scattered light. Included in the library are also a number of classes that may be useful to anyone working with polarized light or the optics of thin films. The library is constructed in a manner that enables it to be expanded to include new models.
Electronic Publication


defects, microroughness, polarimetry, scatter, surfaces, thin films


Germer, T. (2003), SCATMECH: Polarized Light Scattering C++Class Library (Version 4.00), Electronic Publication, [online], internal:/None (Accessed June 20, 2024)


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Created June 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017