On the Diffuse Reflection of Parallel Rays by an Inhomogeneous Flat Layer as a Limiting Process

by Richard Ernest Bellman, Robert E. Kalaba, S. Ueno


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Further mathematical results concerning the behavior of a beam of radiation passing through an inhomogeneous flat layer of atmosphere. This Memorandum considers the diffuse reflection of parallel rays by an inhomogeneous flat layer as a limiting process of the diffuse reflection of a pencil of radiation and of a Heaviside step-function input of parallel rays.

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