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AURIC airglow modules: phase 1 development and application
Author(s): Richard Link; Douglas J. Strickland; R. E. Daniell Jr.
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Paper Abstract

The Atmospheric Ultraviolet Radiance Integrated Code's modules have been developed to calculate the 1000-6500 A thermospheric emission spectra and radiances of dayglow, nightglow, twilight, and electron aurora, while also accounting for solar, photoelectron, auroral electron, and chemical excitation processes as well as pure and self absorption and multiple scattering effects. An account is presently given of the overal architecture of the codes; attention is given to the design and implementation of the photoionization and electron flux modules, together with samples of the input data and generated output.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1764, Ultraviolet Technology IV, (22 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140843
Show Author Affiliations
Richard Link, Computational Physics, Inc. (United States)
Douglas J. Strickland, Computational Physics, Inc. (United States)
R. E. Daniell Jr., Computational Physics, Inc. (United States)

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

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