Casti JL (1975). X and Y operators for general linear transport processes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 72 (3): 1210-1211.
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This note presents the derivation of generalized Ambartsumian-Chandrasekhar X and Y functions for stationary transfer in a plane-parallel slab. An algebraic formula relating these functions to the usual reflection function is also presented, together with the appropriate generalization of the Chandrasekhar H-equations for the semi-infinite medium. The planetary problem will also be briefly discussed.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Radiative transfer; Atmospheric physics; Scattering processes; Riccati operators; Dimensionality reduction|
|Research Programs:||System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)|
|Bibliographic Reference:||PNAS; 72(3):1210-1211 (1 March 1975)|
|Depositing User:||IIASA Import|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jan 2016 01:41|
|Last Modified:||23 Aug 2016 09:27|
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