Analytical methods which depend on the measurement of the intensity of scattered light emanating from an illuminated volume of an aerosol
. The ratio of scattered intensity to illuminating intensity is compared with a standard of known properties.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
on page 2202
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