European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research May 21, 2018, 06:58

Instrument: Airborne Visibility Meter

Name Airborne Visibility Meter
Acronym HSS-AVM
Manufacturer HSS INC
Operated by KIT, IMK-IFU
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Nephelometer
Acronym Nephelometer

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Aerosol scattering coefficients
Operating principle

To measure the light-scattering coefficient of aerosols particles. 3 wavelengths (450, 550 & 700nm) backscatter and total scatter measurements.

Measurement(s) Aerosol

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 2.5

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

12 V 1 A

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

no

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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