Radiative transfer single-scattering albedo estimation with a super-padé approximation of Chandrasekhar'sH-function
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Three algorithms for evaluating the single-scattering albedo within an isotropically scattering, semi-infinite medium are developed for measurements external to the medium with narrow and wide field-of-view detectors. Two of the algorithms are iterative and require the computation of the ChandrasekharH-function, which can be done with the super-Padé approximation, while the third algorithm is an explicit one that requires no iteration.
KeywordsRadiative Transfer Physical Review Letter Radiative Transfer Equation Isotropic Scattering Pad6 Approximant
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