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Effect of the instrumental function on measurements of phase functions of scattering by large particles at small scattering angles
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Paper Abstract

Within the framework of the small-angle approximation, a rigorous analytic solution to the problem of determining the instrumental function has been obtained for measurements of the scattering phase functions considering finite angular sizes of a radiation source and receiver. It has been shown that the instrumental function is described by an integral of a product of the Bessel functions. The instrumental function is expressed in terms of elementary functions. The effect of the instrumental function on the accuracy of measuring small-angle scattering-phase functions for different particle sizes is discussed.

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Date Published: 13 January 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3583, Fifth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (13 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.337009
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Victor V. Veretennikov, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3583:
Fifth International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Vladimir E. Zuev; Gennadii G. Matvienko, Editor(s)

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