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Q & A: Absorption and scattering of light in air

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Most recent answer: 05/27/2015
Q:
I am looking for the absorption coefficient and the scattering coefficient of air. I'm working on a radiation problem that I want to compute with Ansys Fluent Software and these two parameter are missing in my inputs. Are they some charts, some tables or any other documents allowing to have these two parameters of air and when could I find them ? Thanks.
- Jacket DEMBY (age 22)
Lille
A:

Hi Jacket,

I got a whole bunch of information when I Googled  optical absorption coefficient atmosphere.  Here is one graph:

Likewise, there were some interesting graphs when searching   optical scattering cofficient in air.

LeeH


(published on 05/27/2015)

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