Articles | Volume 13, issue 23
Research article
09 Dec 2013
Research article |  | 09 Dec 2013

Radiative consequences of low-temperature infrared refractive indices for supercooled water clouds

P. M. Rowe, S. Neshyba, and V. P. Walden

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