Diffuse-transmission spectroscopy: A structural probe of opaque colloidal mixtures

P. D. Kaplan, A. D. Dinsmore, A. G. Yodh, D. J. Pine

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Abstract

The wavelength-dependent diffuse transmission through a monodisperse colloidal suspension is shown to provide wave-vector-dependent information about the colloid structure factor. Experiments demonstrate that the spectral fingerprint can be used to distinguish quantitatively samples of different particle sizes, different concentrations, and different interparticle interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4827-4835
Number of pages9
JournalPhysical Review E
Volume50
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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