atmospheric window

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atmospheric window

n
(General Physics) wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum that can be transmitted through the earth's atmosphere. Atmospheric windows occur in the visible, infrared, and radio regions of the spectrum
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Objective: FLAIR aims at developing an airborne, compact and cost-effective air quality sampling sensor for sensitive and selective detection of molecular fingerprints in the 2-5 m and 8-12 m infrared atmospheric windows.
The figure also shows that for many days in winter, between May and September, the BT in the FIR is very low owing to the high transparency of the atmospheric windows.
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