Tag: Rayleigh

Gamedev Pronunciation Guide
—
in DiscussionIntroduction If you are working in the field of Computer Science, chances are you might have encountered quite a lot of technical terms and foreign names, such as Dijkstra and Nyquist. And chances are that you have learnt a good part of them solely from books. And there is nothing more embarrassing than being in…

Atmospheric Scattering Shader
This tutorial finally concludes our journey to simulate Rayleigh Scattering for a planet’s atmosphere. The next (and final) part will show how to change the shader to also include an additional type of scattering, known as Mie Scattering. You can find all the post in this series here: You can download the Unity package for…

A Shader for the Atmospheric Sphere
You can find all the post in this series here: You can download the Unity package for this tutorial at the bottom of the page.

A Journey Through the Atmosphere
—
This post describes how to model the density of the atmosphere at different altitude. This is a critical step, since the atmospheric density is one of the parameters necessary to correctly calculate the Rayleigh scattering. You can find all the post in this series here: You can download the Unity package for this tutorial at…

The Mathematics of Rayleigh Scattering
This post introduces the Mathematics of Rayleigh Scattering, which is the optical phenomenon that causes the sky to appear blue. The equations derived in this tutorial will be translated into shader code in the next tutorial. You can find all the post in this series here: You can download the Unity package for this tutorial…

The Theory Behind Atmospheric Scattering
This is the second part of the tutorial on volumetric atmospheric scattering. In this post we will start deriving the equations that govern this complex, yet beautiful optical phenomenon. You can find all the post in this series here: You can download the Unity package for this tutorial at the bottom of the page.

Intersecting The Atmosphere
You can find all the post in this series here: You can download the Unity package for this tutorial at the bottom of the page.

An Introduction to Mie Theory
To view this content, you must be a member of Alan Zucconi’s Patreon at $5 or more Unlock with PatreonAlready a qualifying Patreon member? Refresh to access this content.