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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

M. I. Mishchenko, L. D. Travis, D. W. Mackowski, “T-matrix computations of light scattering by nonspherical particles. A review,” J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 55, 535–575 (1996).

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[CrossRef]
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[CrossRef]

L. M. Miloshevich, A. J. Heymsfield, P. M. Norris, “Microphysical measurements in cirrus clouds from ice crystal replicator sonders launched during FIRE II,” in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation (Elsevier, New York, 1992), pp. 525–528.

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[CrossRef]

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Z. Sun, K. P. Shine, “Parameterization of ice cloud radiative properties and its application to the potential climatic importance of mixed phase clouds,” J. Climate 8, 1874–1888 (1995).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

D. S. Katz, E. T. Thiele, A. Taflove, “Validation and extension to three dimensions of the Berenger PML absorbing boundary condition for FD-TD meshes,” IEEE Microwave Guided Wave Lett. 4, 268–270 (1994).

[CrossRef]

C. E. Reuter, R. M. Joseph, E. T. Thiele, D. S. Katz, T. Tflove, “Ultrawide-band absorbing boundary condition for termination of wave guide structures in FD-TD simulations,” IEEE Microwave Guided Wave Lett. 4, 344–346 (1994).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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