A Comprehensive Model of the Photophoretic
Force on a Spherical Microparticle
A.B. Pluchino and S. Arnold
Opt. Lett. 10, 261-263(1985)
The photophoretic force is described by a comprehensive model containing aspects of both the optical local-field and gas-dynamic properties. It is shown that the model is in good agreement with detailed experimental data and provides a new means for measuring optical constants of microparticles.