Measurement Techniques

, Volume 61, Issue 9, pp 908–913 | Cite as

Three-Dimensional Screens for Measuring Non-Normalized Moments

  • G. P. Arumov
  • A. V. Bukharin

We describe a 3D screen design and a methodology for using such screens to determine scatterer-particle parameters, and propose a technique for the use of 3D screens in the measurement of non-normalized moments (up to 6th order). We show that the non-normalized moments can be determined from the attenuation in light power produced by a series of 3D screens; the number of screens determines the order of the moment to be measured. The non-normalized moments provide information on the equivalent cross-section of the scatterer particles and the distribution function of particles over cross-sectional area.


3D screens 2D screens non-normalized moment scattering perforated screen transmission 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. P. Arumov
    • 1
  • A. V. Bukharin
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Research InstituteRussian Academy of Sciences (IKI RAN)MoscowRussia

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