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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 271–279, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-271-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 271–279, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-271-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 15 Jan 2019

Research article | 15 Jan 2019

A calibration procedure which accounts for non-linearity in single-monochromator Brewer ozone spectrophotometer measurements

Zahra Vaziri Zanjani et al.
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It is now known that single-monochromator Brewer spectrophotometer ozone and sulfur dioxide measurements suffer from non-linearity at large ozone slant column amounts due to the presence of instrumental stray light caused by scattering within the optics of the instrument. This paper presents a simple and practical method of correcting for the effects of stray light.
It is now known that single-monochromator Brewer spectrophotometer ozone and sulfur dioxide...
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