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Instrument: Magee AE42 Aethelometer

Name Magee AE42 Aethelometer
Acronym Magee-AE42
Manufacturer Magee SCI
Operated by KIT, IMK-IFU
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Black Carbon
Acronym Black Carbon

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Density (&micro;g/m<SUP>3</SUP>) or Absorption (Mm-1)
Operating principle

Aethalometer or PSAP

Measurement(s) Aerosol

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 7.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

reduced in weight from 12 to 7 kg

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Absorption of radiation after sampling of aerosols on filter tapes, 7 wavelengths from 350 to 950nm, time resolution 2 min.

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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