In the last decades, the experimental setup located in Amsterdam,
The Netherlands, has produced a significant number of experimental
scattering matrices as functions of the scattering angle of randomly
oriented small particles. The Dutch setup was closed in 2007. An
improved descendant of the Dutch experimental setup has been recently
constructed at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, CSIC, the IAA cosmic dust laboratory.
To provide an incentive for further research and applications all
published Dutch and Spanish experimental data are accessible through
SUMMARY OF SAMPLES in the Amsterdam-Granada Light Scattering Database.
Sep 2017 We present the experimental phase functions of three types of millimeter-sized dust grains consisting of enstatite, quartz, and volcanic material from Mount Etna, respectively. The three grains present similar sizes but different absorbing properties. The measurements are performed at 520 nm covering the scattering angle range from 3° to 170°. Read more