Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 128, Issue 1, pp 43–46 | Cite as

On the geometrical cross-section of an N-mer

  • S. Klose
Part I: Basic Observational and Laboratory Data of Dust Properties


We have modeled the growth of an N-mer by means of Monte-Carlo calculations. The geometrical cross-section of the N-mer is measured and compared with the one obtained if one assumes that the N-mer is of spherical form. A difference up to a factor of 2 was found forN≤30.


Spherical Form 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Klose
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  1. 1.Universitäts-Sternwarte JenaGDR

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