Item description for Light Scattering Media Optics (Springer Praxis Books / Environmental Sciences) by Alexander A. Kokhanovsky...
The theory of the scattering of light by small particles is very important in a wide range of applications in atmospheric physics and atmospheric optics, ocean optics, remote sensing, astronomy and astrophysics and biological optics. This book summarises current knowledge of the optical properties of single small particles and natural light scattering media such as snow, clouds, foam aerosols etc. The book considers both single and multiple light scattering regimes, together with light scattering and radiative transfer in close-packed media. The third edition incorporates new findings in the area of light scattering media optics in an updated version of the text.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Apr 6, 2005
ISBN 3540211845 ISBN13 9783540211846
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More About Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
PhD: Optics, B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk,
Title of PhD thesis: " The dependence of light scattering characteristics of aerosols and foams on their microstructure.a
Master of Science: Theoretical Physics, Belarussian State University, Minsk, Belarus, 1983.
Title of thesis: "The asymptotic light regime in deep layers of optically active light scattering media.a
Main research areas:
Radiative transfer, multiple and single light scattering, optics of aerosols and hydrosols, foams, snow and clouds, inverse problems, remote sensing of atmosphere and ocean.
Laboratory of Light Scattering Media Optics
B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Skarina Avenue 72, Minsk 220072, Belarus
November 1983- Present
Institute of Environmental Physics and Remote Sensing, Bremen University, Bremen, Germany