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Light depolarization by atmospheric particles: theory and measurements
Editor(s): S. Schmidt, T. Garrett, and D. Baumgardner

Special Issue jointly organized between Atmospheric Measurement Techniques and Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

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Circular depolarization ratios of single water droplets and finite ice circular cylinders: a modeling study   
M. Nicolet, M. Schnaiter, and O. Stetzer
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4207-4214, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 2067 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  11 May 2012
Influence of particle size and shape on the backscattering linear depolarisation ratio of small ice crystals – cloud chamber measurements in the context of contrail and cirrus microphysics   
M. Schnaiter, S. Büttner, O. Möhler, J. Skrotzki, M. Vragel, and R. Wagner
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 10465-10484, 2012
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 5181 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  09 Nov 2012
A new method for measuring optical scattering properties of atmospherically relevant dusts using the Cloud and Aerosol Spectrometer with Polarization (CASPOL)   
A. Glen and S. D. Brooks
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1345-1356, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4848 KB)   Supplement (193 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  01 Feb 2013
Depolarization ratio of polar stratospheric clouds in coastal Antarctica: comparison analysis between ground-based Micro Pulse Lidar and space-borne CALIOP observations   
C. Córdoba-Jabonero, J. L. Guerrero-Rascado, D. Toledo, M. Parrondo, M. Yela, M. Gil, and H. A. Ochoa
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 703-717, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 4825 KB)   Discussion Paper (AMTD)


  14 Mar 2013
Application of linear polarized light for the discrimination of frozen and liquid droplets in ice nucleation experiments   
T. Clauss, A. Kiselev, S. Hartmann, S. Augustin, S. Pfeifer, D. Niedermeier, H. Wex, and F. Stratmann
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 1041-1052, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 1939 KB)   Discussion Paper (AMTD)


  19 Apr 2013
Retrieving simulated volcanic, desert dust and sea-salt particle properties from two/three-component particle mixtures using UV-VIS polarization lidar and T matrix   
G. David, B. Thomas, T. Nousiainen, A. Miffre, and P. Rairoux
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6757-6776, 2013
 Abstract   Final Revised Paper (PDF, 5115 KB)   Discussion Paper (ACPD)


  18 Jul 2013