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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1973
  • pp: 776–778

Polynomial Representation of Transmittance Models

Joseph H. Pierluissi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 776-778 (1973)

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A quadratic formula that accurately represents general absorptance is both developed for 5 cm−1 data on the 4ν2 + ν3 band of CO2 centered at 4853.58cm−1 and generalized to a polynomial function of the weak- and strong-line limits of known models.

© 1973 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 31, 1972
Published: April 1, 1973

Joseph H. Pierluissi, "Polynomial Representation of Transmittance Models," Appl. Opt. 12, 776-778 (1973)

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