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European Facility For Airborne Research Aug. 20, 2018, 05:47

Instrument: IFT Fast Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe

Name IFT Fast Forward Scattering Spectrometer Probe
Acronym Fast- FSSP-IFT
Manufacturer IFT modified PMS
Operated by Enviscope
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Cloud Droplet Size Spectrometer
Acronym Cloud Droplet Spectrometer

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Cloud droplet size spectra, number concentration and water content,
Operating principle

Optical probe. Cloud droplets pass through sample volume, where they scatter a laser beam. Scattered light picked up by detectors allowing size to be determined. Bulk quantities such as total droplet number concentrations, liquid water content, or effective droplet radius can be derived.
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Other opto-electronic cloud microphysics probe
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Impactors
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Replicators

Measurement(s) Clouds & Precipitation

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 0.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Calibration and data evaluation in co-operation with IfT

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Instrument provided for Transnational Access in co-operation with IfT Leipzig
Contact:
Dr.Manfred Wendisch
IfT Leipzig, Germany
Phone: +49 341 2352469

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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