International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 12, no. 7 (July 1991): 677–682

A Model for the Complex Permittivity of Ice at Frequencies below 1 THz

doi: 10.1007/BF01008898

George A. Hufford

Abstract: Using empirical fits to published data, formulas are suggested for the complex permittivity of ice. The radio frequency may range from 0 to 1000 GHz, and the temperature from 0° to -40° C. It then becomes apparent where additional data would be welcome.

Keywords: millimeter wave; radio-wave propagation; complex permittivity; ice; semi-empirical models

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