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Rayleight scattering derivation

  1. Nov 2, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I have a problem understanding derivation of particular equation in a textbook on Optical Waveguide Theory (Snyder, Love) - see attached.

    The equation 5.79 is the starting point. Explanation of 5-80 are clear and derivation of 5-81 likewise. I am stuck, however with 5-82, which i can't see how was obtained. I have followed the instructions, but it does not come together.

    2. Relevant equations
    Does someone see how the 5-82 is obtained? Or there is some good portion of data missing?

    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. Nov 7, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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