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Scattering (Mueller) matrices for ice crystal particles of cirrus clouds
Author(s): Anatoli G. Borovoi; Igor A. Grishin; Ulrich G. Oppel
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Paper Abstract

Scattering (Mueller) matrices are calculated for typical convex ice crystal shapes: hexagonal prism, tapered hexagonal prism, bullet, and pyramid, the particles being randomly oriented in space. A pure geometric optics approach is used for the calculations. Besides. a physical optics approach to the problem is considered. Possible physical optics corrections to the geometric optics Mueller matrix are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4891, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds III, (9 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.465994
Show Author Affiliations
Anatoli G. Borovoi, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Igor A. Grishin, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)
Ulrich G. Oppel, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4891:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds III
Hung-Lung Huang; Daren Lu; Yasuhiro Sasano, Editor(s)

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