Problems in Calibrating a Polar Nephelometer

  • Alfred Holland


A calibration method based on Pritchard’s original work is outlined. Results for an existing nephelometer system are discussed.


Source Beam Magnesium Oxide Particle Typical Calibration Reflection Matrix Screen Surface 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Holland
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  1. 1.Wallops Flight CenterNASAWallops IslandUSA

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