Particles Producing Strong Extinction in the Infrared

  • Janon Embury


A summary of particle shapes, sizes and compositions which produce strong extinction per unit mass are presented. These particles are of considerable interest to the Army Smoke Program at Chemical Systems Laboratory.


Shell Thickness Solid Volume Fraction Hollow Particle Extinction Efficiency Strong Extinction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janon Embury
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  1. 1.Aberdeen Proving GroundU.S. Army Chemical Systems LaboratoryUSA

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