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Astron. Astrophys. 340, 579-592 (1998)

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Appendix A: stokes parameters of the scattered radiation

The Stokes parameters of the radiation scattered by a two-level atom having an ensemble velocity [FORMULA], as derived from the calculation described in the present paper, are given by

  • [FORMULA]-dependent Stokes parameters

    [EQUATION]

    with

    [EQUATION]

    [EQUATION]

    [EQUATION]

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    [EQUATION]

    [EQUATION]

  • [FORMULA]-integrated Stokes parameters

    [EQUATION]

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