Articles | Volume 20, issue 23
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15265-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15265-2020
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08 Dec 2020
Research article |  | 08 Dec 2020

The dual-field-of-view polarization lidar technique: a new concept in monitoring aerosol effects in liquid-water clouds – case studies

Cristofer Jimenez, Albert Ansmann, Ronny Engelmann, David Donovan, Aleksey Malinka, Patric Seifert, Robert Wiesen, Martin Radenz, Zhenping Yin, Johannes Bühl, Jörg Schmidt, Boris Barja, and Ulla Wandinger

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