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Extinction Signatures of Non-Spherical/Non-Isotropic Particles

  • R. T. Wang

Abstract

Microwave analog measurements of θ=0° scattering by particles of various shape and refractive indexes are presented. The scattering targets are non-isotropic spheres, aggregates of 2n (n=1,2,3) identical spheres, and stacked 7-cylinder rough particles. Both the orientation and the physical properties of the target produce signatures in the extinction and polarization curves. Theoretical explanations are presented wherever possible.

Keywords

Incident Direction Particle Orientation Extinction Efficiency Identical Sphere Smooth Sphere 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. T. Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Astronomy LaboratoryState Univ. of N. Y. at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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