2 edition of correction for Middleton"s visible- and infrared-radiation extinction coefficients due to rain found in the catalog.
correction for Middleton"s visible- and infrared-radiation extinction coefficients due to rain
Chuan Cheng Chen
References: p. 9-10
|Statement||A report prepared for United States Air Force Project Rand / C. C. Chen|
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|Contributions||United States. Air Force Project Rand|
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Describes why Middleton's simple expression for the visible and infrared extinction coefficient due to rain is incorrect. By improperly using Stokes' law to obtain the terminal velocity of a raindrop through air, Middleton underestimated the extinction coefficient due to rain by nearly a factor of ten.
The calculated values of the extinction coefficient thus obtained provided much closer agreement with the measured values. This report describes how Middleton's simple expression for the visible- and infrared-radiation extinction coefficient due to rain is by: 4.
A correction for Middleton's visible- and infrared-radiation extinction coefficients due to rain. [Chuan Chong Chen; Rand Corporation.; Project Rand (United States.
A Correction for Middleton's Visible- and Infrared-Radiation Extinction Coefficients Due to Rain This report is part of the RAND Corporation report series. A Correction for Middleton's Visible- and Infrared-Radiation Extinction Coefficients Due to Rain A correction for Middleton's visible and infrared radiation extinction coefficients due to rain.
Interim Report RAND Corp., Santa Monica, CA. 1 (). Google Scholar. A Correction for Middleton's Visible- and Infrared-Radiation Extinction Coefficients Due to Rain. Middleton, has shown that the scattering coefficient with rain is given by: (25) β rain = × Δ x / Δ t a 3 where Δx/Δt is the rainfall rate in centimetres of depth per second and a Cited by: In order to analyze the impairments of terahertz (THz) and infrared (IR) links caused by attenuation through rain, THz and IR free-space communication channels at GHz and nm, respectively, with a maximum data rate of Gb/s have been developed in our lab.
These two links are spatially superimposed and propagate through the same weather by: 8. Relationships between visibility and an extinction coefficient that is due to fog in optical windows that are free from molecular absorption are derived. The extinction coefficients in the visible ( microm), the near IR ( microm).
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