Accession Number:

AD0468330

Title:

MEASURED ATMOSPHERIC ABSORPTION AT RUBY OPTICAL MASER WAVELENGTHS,

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OHIO STATE UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLUMBUS ANTENNA LAB

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Report Date:

1965-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Atmospheric absorption data is presented for three atmospheric water-vapor lines near 6943 Angstroms as a function of path elevation angle. The absorption data was obtained at Columbus, Ohio, using a solar telescope and high-resolution spectrometer. For completeness, the absorption curves also include the effects of molecular and aerosol scattering. These values are from Eltermans model for a clear standard atmosphere. Measurements of ruby optical maser wavelength versus temperature are given and correlated with atmospheric absorption spectra. An experiment to measure the absorption at 6943 Angstroms in a laboratory cell is described. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE