30 December 1981 Characteristics Of Near-Millimeter Wave Propagation In Snow
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Results of an investigation of propagation in snow at 96, 140, and 225 GHz are reported. Measurements were made with the Harry Diamond Laboratories near-millimeter wave mobile measurement facility in snow with mass concentrations up to 0.9 gm/m3. For each frequency a correlation was found to exist between attenuation coefficients and snow mass concentration. Snow backscatter cross sections per unit volume at 96 GHz were found to range between 1 and 7 x 10-5 m4/m3 for snow concentrations between 0.1 and 0.6 gm/m3.
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J. Nemarich, J. Nemarich, R. J. Wellman, R. J. Wellman, D. Rocha, D. Rocha, G. B. Wetzel, G. B. Wetzel, } "Characteristics Of Near-Millimeter Wave Propagation In Snow", Proc. SPIE 0305, Atmospheric Effects on Electro-Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave Systems Performance, (30 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932736; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.932736
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