Radiative Transfer in Homogeneous Plane-Parallel Atmospheres: A Study of Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions to Problems Concerning Invariance Principles for Anisotropic Scattering.

by T. W. Mullikin

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A discussion of the role of the theory of radiative transfer in obtaining quantitative predictions of the scattering and diffusion of radiant energy as it passes through a medium. The approach investigated attempts to reduce the computational effort involved in solving certain problems for which the equations used do not specify a unique solution. The results should be useful to scientists working on radiative-transfer problems, particularly in the area of numerical computation

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