An in situ measurement of the radio-frequency attenuation in ice at Summit Station, Greenland

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Avva, Jessica; Kovac, John M; Miki, Christian; Saltzberg, David; Vieregg, Abigail G.;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3189/2015JoG15J057, doi: 10.3189/2015jog15j057.
  • Subject: High Energy Physics - Experiment | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We report an in situ measurement of the electric field attenuation length Lα at radio frequencies for the bulk ice at Summit Station, Greenland, made by broadcasting radio-frequency signals vertically through the ice and measuring the relative power in the return ground... View more
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