International Journal of Geophysics / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Scientific Review on the Ionospheric Absorption and Research Prospects of a Complex Eikonal Model for One-Layer Ionosphere

Table 1

Total absorption in model layers (reproduced from Davies [1]).

Electron-density profileCollision profileType of absorptionAbsorptionComments

Nondeviative (a)T is slab thickness

Parabolic:
Deviative and nondeviative (b)c is light speed in vacuum; H is scale height; , is critical frequency

Nondeviative (c)

Chapman:
Nondeviative (d)Double traverse

Deviative and nondeviative (e)Wave reflected,