EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 237, 2020The 29th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 29)
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|Published online||07 July 2020|
Analytical Relationships Between Bulk Microphysical Parameters of Nucleation, Aitken, Accumulation and Coarse Mode Particles and Extinction and Backscatter Coefficients Measured with Lidar
(1) A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia,
(2) University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, UK
(3) Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany
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Published online: 7 July 2020
We derive analytical relationships between bulk microphysical parameters of nucleation, Aitken, accumulation and coarse mode particles and extinction and backscatter coefficients measured at wavelengths 355, 532 and 1064 nm. The bulk parameters are represented by number concentration, mean (effective) radius, variance and complex refractive index. Analytical relationships hold true for arbitrarily shaped particles and complex refractive indices m=mR-imI, where mR>>mI. The accuracy is above 60%.
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