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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1989
  • pp: 3792–3795

New lowtran band model for water vapor

Joseph H. Pierluissi, Christos E. Maragoudakis, and Rouzbeh Tehrani-Movahed  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 18, pp. 3792-3795 (1989)

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A Transmittance band model for IR water vapor in the atmosphere is determined using line by line generated spectra. The absorber parameters of the model are tabulated.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 14, 1988
Published: September 15, 1989

Joseph H. Pierluissi, Christos E. Maragoudakis, and Rouzbeh Tehrani-Movahed, "New lowtran band model for water vapor," Appl. Opt. 28, 3792-3795 (1989)

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