7 October 1994 Interpretation of the backscattering phase matrix of cirrus clouds
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An attempt to interpret backscattering phase matrices of cirrus clouds measured with a ground-based lidar is undertaken in this paper based on a theoretical model of interaction between optical radiation and an ensemble of flaked crystals. Deviations of the diagonal elements from unity indicated that partides orientation differed from the horizontal one and the crystals had a prefered orientation at some angle with respect to the direction of sounding. Keywords: backscattering phase matrices, cirrus douds, lidar
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Bruno Valentinov Kaul, Bruno Valentinov Kaul, Ignatii V. Samokhvalov, Ignatii V. Samokhvalov, Olga Vladimirov Shefer, Olga Vladimirov Shefer, } "Interpretation of the backscattering phase matrix of cirrus clouds", Proc. SPIE 2260, Stray Radiation in Optical Systems III, (7 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.189219; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.189219
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