Directional radiometry and radiative transfer: The convoluted path from...

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Mishchenko, M. (2014), Directional radiometry and radiative transfer: The convoluted path from centuries-old phenomenology to physical optics, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 146, 4-33, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.02.033.
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This Essay traces the centuries-long history of the phenomenological disciplines of directional radiometry and radiative transfer in turbid media, discusses their fundamental weaknesses, and outlines the convoluted process of their conversion into legitimate branches of physical optics.

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Radiation Science Program (RSP)