Articles | Volume 15, issue 5
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-2521-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-2521-2015
Research article
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06 Mar 2015
Research article |  | 06 Mar 2015

A new method for measuring the imaginary part of the atmospheric refractive index structure parameter in the urban surface layer

R. Yuan, T. Luo, J. Sun, Z. Zeng, C. Ge, and Y. Fu

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This study developed a theoretical framework to analyse the contribution of absorption to scintillation, which can be used to derive the imaginary part of the ARISP in the urban atmospheric boundary layer from scintillation measurements. In this study, a simple expression for the imaginary part of the ARISP is obtained, which can be conveniently used to determine the imaginary part of the ARISP from LAS measurements. The experimental results showed good agreement with the presented theory.
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