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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 1986
  • pp: 3803–3805

Comparisons between the small-angle approximation and the numerical solution for radiative transfer theory

Yasuo Kuga, Akira Ishimaru, Hung-Wen Chang, and Leung Tsang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 21, pp. 3803-3805 (1986)

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Original Manuscript: May 16, 1986
Published: November 1, 1986

Yasuo Kuga, Akira Ishimaru, Hung-Wen Chang, and Leung Tsang, "Comparisons between the small-angle approximation and the numerical solution for radiative transfer theory," Appl. Opt. 25, 3803-3805 (1986)

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