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Rain-Induced Cross Polarization: Calculations At Wavelengths From 1 to 30 Millimeters
Author(s): David L. Mott
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Paper Abstract

Calculations are made of rain-induced cross polarization and attenuation on horizontal paths, at wave-lengths between 1.36 and 30.0 millimeters, and rainfall rates between 5 and 40 millimeters per hour. On a one kilometer path, cross-polarization ratio vs wavelength exhibits a maximum in the region between 5 and 10 millimeters, the location in this region varying with rainfall rate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0423, Millimeter Wave Technology II, (14 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936178
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David L. Mott, New Mexico State University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0423:
Millimeter Wave Technology II
James C. Wiltse, Editor(s)

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