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Optical Engineering

Symbols, Units and Nomenclature for Atmospheric Transmission
Author(s): Irving J. Spiro; R. Clark Jones; David Q. Wark
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Paper Abstract

This report discusses concepts, symbols, units and nomenclature for describing the transmission of radiant flux through earth's variable density atmosphere. The geometrical concepts used in the field of photometry and radiometry are the same. A common set of symbols is proposed for use in both fields together with some terms not previously used.

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Date Published: 1 March 1966
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 4(3) 403116 doi: 10.1117/12.7971329
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 4, Issue 3
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Irving J. Spiro, Aerospace Corporation (United States)
R. Clark Jones, Polaroid Corporation (United States)
David Q. Wark, Environmental Science Services Administration (United States)


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