## mie_single.pro## PurposeThe ## Calling the procedure
The input parameters in the above call are: `Dx`: Particle size parameter(s). This can either be a scalar float/double quantity or a vector of values and must always be greater than zero.`Cm`: Complex refractive index of the particle(s). Only one refractive index value can be used in each call to the procedure and must take the form complex(a,-b) (where a is the real part of the refractive index and b is the imaginary (or absorptive) part, and is either zero or negative).`Dqv`: Cosines of the scattering angles at which to calculate the intensity functions etc. If specified it**must**be vector of type float or double (although it can have only one element).`/DLM`: If set the IDL DLM version of the algorithm (`mie_dlm_single`) will be used instead of the IDL coded version. Note: This requires the DLM to be compiled.`mthread=mthread`: Controls the number of threads which will be utilised by the DLM version of the algorithm. If not set by default the code will use 1 thread. See the procedure header for more information.`/SILENT`: If set all warning messages issued by the code will be suppressed.
`Dqxt`: Extinction efficiency. This will be a vector of type double, with the same number of elements as`Dx`.`Dqsc`: Scattering efficiency. This is of the same type and size as`Dqxt`.`Dqbk`: Backscattering efficiency. This is of the same type and size as`Dqxt`.`Dg`: Asymmetry parameter. This is of the same type and size as`Dqxt`.`Xs1`: First amplitude function - amplitude of light polarized in the plane perpendicular to the directions of incident light propagation and observation.`Xs1`is a complex array of the same dimension as`Dqv`and is only calculated if`Dqv`is specified.`Xs2`: Second amplitude function - amplitude of light polarized in the plane parallel to the directions of incident light propagation and observation.`Xs2`is a complex array of the same dimension as`Dqv`and is only calculated if`Dqv`is specified.`SPM`: Scattering phase matrix elements F11 (F[0,*,*]), F33 (F[1,*,*]), F12 (F[2,*,*]), F34 (F[3,*,*]), where the 2nd dimension is the same dimension as`Dqv`and the 3rd dimension is the same dimension as`Dx`. Only calculated if`Dqv`is specified.
## Limitations and dependencesThe maximum size parameter allowed by To allow the use of the This procedure is called by the
## Download source codeThe source code for this routine and supporting routines is part of the EODG Mie scattering distribution which may be downloaded as a gzipped tar file here.Maintained by Greg McGarragh |
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