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The Microwave Analog Facility at Sunya: Capabilities and Current Programs

  • Donald W. Schuerman

Abstract

This newly renovated facility at the Space Astronomy Laboratory (SUNYA) is a powerful experimental tool for investigating scattering by non-spherical particles. Single particle extinction data, averages of the scattering function over random particle orientation, precise knowledge of the size, shape, index of refraction, and particle-shape versus incident-beam geometry are advantages not realized by other experimental methods. Three on-going programs at the facility are also briefly described.

Keywords

Oblate Spheroid Current Program Prolate Spheroid Particle Orientation Slot Waveguide 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald W. Schuerman
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  1. 1.Space Astronomy LabState Univ. of N.Y. at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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