Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 41, Issue 5, pp 835–841 | Cite as

The design and fabrication of one-dimensional random surfaces with specified scattering properties

  • T. A. Leskova
  • A. A. Maradudin
  • E. R. Méndez
  • A. V. Shchegrov
Conference Proceedings


We describe methods for designing and fabricating one-dimensional random surfaces that scatter light uniformly within a specified range of scattering angles, and produce no scattering outside this range. These methods are tested by means of computer simulations. Preliminary experimental results are presented.


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© American Institute of Physics 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. A. Leskova
    • 1
  • A. A. Maradudin
    • 2
  • E. R. Méndez
    • 3
  • A. V. Shchegrov
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of SpectroscopyRussian Academy of SciencesTroitsk, Moscow DistrictRussia
  2. 2.Department of Physics and Astronomy and Institute for Surface and Interface ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  3. 3.División de Física Aplicada Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de EnsenadaEnsenada, Baja CaliforniaMéxico
  4. 4.Rochester Theory Center for Optical Science and Engineering, Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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