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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 9, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1970
  • pp: 1798–1803

A Prototype Cloud Physics Laser Nephelometer

H. H. Blau, Jr., M. L. Cohen, L. B. Lapson, P. von Thüna, R. T. Ryan, and D. Watson  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 8, pp. 1798-1803 (1970)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.9.001798


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Abstract

The design and performance characteristics of a prototype cloud physics laser nephelometer are described. The instrument measures radiation scattered from individual cloud droplets, determining droplet concentrations from scattered light-pulse count rates and size distributions from pulse amplitudes.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 9, 1970
Published: August 1, 1970

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H. H. Blau, M. L. Cohen, L. B. Lapson, P. von Thüna, R. T. Ryan, and D. Watson, "A Prototype Cloud Physics Laser Nephelometer," Appl. Opt. 9, 1798-1803 (1970)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-9-8-1798


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