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By K. N. Liou

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14 requires the derivation of Eq. 10) from Eq. ] The Lorentz line shape also can be derived from the classical theory of absorption and dispersion as shown in Appendix D. 14) where α0 is the width at the standard pressure, p0 (1013mb), and temperature, T0 (273K). The index n ranges from 1/2 to 1, depending on the type of molecule. When n = 1/2 , it is known as the classical value. 1 cm−1 for most radiatively active gases in the earth’s atmosphere and depends on the spectral line. 1 for further discussion).

28) ds c ∂t where c is the velocity of light, Ω is a unit vector specifying the direction of scattering through a position vector s, and t is time. Under the condition that radiation is independent of time (steady state), such as the illumination from the sun, Eq. 29a) where the source function, J , can be produced by the single scattering of the direct solar beam, multiple scattering of the diffuse intensity, and emission of the medium. 30c) where θ and φ are the zenith and azimuthal angles defined previously, and |s| = s = (x 2 + y 2 + z 2 )1/2 .

Letting the extinction coefficient be βe = kλ ρ and omitting the subscript λ for simplicity, we write − dI = I − J. 28) ds c ∂t where c is the velocity of light, Ω is a unit vector specifying the direction of scattering through a position vector s, and t is time. Under the condition that radiation is independent of time (steady state), such as the illumination from the sun, Eq. 29a) where the source function, J , can be produced by the single scattering of the direct solar beam, multiple scattering of the diffuse intensity, and emission of the medium.

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