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Anomalous Light Scattering by Pure Seawater

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Department of Earth System Science and Policy, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202, USA
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Ocean Remote Sensing Institute, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266001, China
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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(12), 2679; https://doi.org/10.3390/app8122679
Received: 17 May 2018 / Revised: 17 July 2018 / Accepted: 19 July 2018 / Published: 19 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Outstanding Topics in Ocean Optics)
The latest model for light scattering by pure seawater was used to investigate the anomalous behavior of pure water. The results showed that water exhibits a minimum scattering at 24.6 °C, as compared to the previously reported values of minimum scattering at 22 °C or maximum scattering at 15 °C. The temperature corresponding to the minimum scattering also increases with the salinity, reaching 27.5 °C for S = 40 psu. View Full-Text
Keywords: light scattering; light scattering by pure water; light scattering by pure seawater; anomalous properties of water light scattering; light scattering by pure water; light scattering by pure seawater; anomalous properties of water
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Zhang, X.; Hu, L. Anomalous Light Scattering by Pure Seawater. Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 2679. https://doi.org/10.3390/app8122679

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Zhang X, Hu L. Anomalous Light Scattering by Pure Seawater. Applied Sciences. 2018; 8(12):2679. https://doi.org/10.3390/app8122679

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Zhang, Xiaodong, and Lianbo Hu. 2018. "Anomalous Light Scattering by Pure Seawater" Applied Sciences 8, no. 12: 2679. https://doi.org/10.3390/app8122679

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