A simple integral equation for the pair-pair correlation function of a fluid is solved for room temperature argon in the density range 1 to 600 amagat. It is used to calculate the depolarized intensity as a function of density and its sensitivity to the anisotropic pair polarizability. Good agreement with experiment is found at low density. Semi-quantitative agreement is obtained up to 600 amagat.
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l Research supported in part by the Nationat Science Founda-tion under gram DMR 76-14777. * Present address: Department of Physics, State Unïversïty of New York at Stony Broek, Stony Broek, New York 11794_ USA.