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Ultraviolet O2 transmittance: AURIC implementation
Author(s): Gail P. Anderson; L. A. Hall; Ken Minschwaner; Kouichi Yoshino; C. Betchley; John A. Conant
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Paper Abstract

A new spectrally precise approach to Schumann-Runge synthesis has been devised, employing nine (9) different spectral arrays containing polynomial coefficients. The coefficients were fit to calculated cross sections obtained from a detailed Schumann-Runge model that incorporates the most recent high resolution spectroscopic data for a temperature range between 130 and 500K. This large data base is being used to reexamine the existing parameterizations of UV transmission and photolysis. In addition, it is now possible to extend atmospheric radiance codes further into the ultraviolet. Initial implementation has been accomplished for the MODTRAN code as part of the eventual development of AURIC, the Atmospheric Ultraviolet Radiance Integrated Code.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1764, Ultraviolet Technology IV, (22 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140841
Show Author Affiliations
Gail P. Anderson, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
L. A. Hall, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Ken Minschwaner, Harvard Univ. (United States)
Kouichi Yoshino, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
C. Betchley, Aerodyne Research, Inc. (United States)
John A. Conant, Aerodyne Research, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1764:
Ultraviolet Technology IV
Robert E. Huffman, Editor(s)

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