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Absorbance Simulation of Gold Octahedra

  1. May 21, 2014 #1
    I want to simulate the absorption spectra of gold octahedra when irradiated by a light source, according to the information I have gathered I can use discrete dipole approximation technique because octahedra is not spherical (in contrast to Mie Theory which is applicable to spherical particles). I also saw from some website that DDSCAT can run the discrete dipole approximation. I have no knowledge on programming or anything related to computers so I'm confused on what to do.

    Fortran is always mentioned in those information and using some compilers, but I am lost.

    DDSCAT https://code.google.com/p/ddscat/
     
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  3. Jun 30, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not generating any responses at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us? Any new findings?
     
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