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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1985
  • pp: 572–575

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Refractive index of snow at microwave frequencies

Matthew N. O. Sadiku  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 572-575 (1985)

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A systematic procedure for calculating the refractive index of snow at microwave frequencies is presented. The refractive index of snow at 0°C was calculated for different snow types (classified in terms of snow wetness as dry, most, wet, and watery) and microwave frequencies. For the sake of completeness, the refractive indices of water and ice were also calculated for the same frequencies.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 14, 1984
Published: February 15, 1985

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, "Refractive index of snow at microwave frequencies," Appl. Opt. 24, 572-575 (1985)

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