Articles | Volume 9, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1755-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1755-2016
Research article
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22 Apr 2016
Research article |  | 22 Apr 2016

Measuring droplet fall speed with a high-speed camera: indoor accuracy and potential outdoor applications

Cheng-Ku Yu, Pei-Rong Hsieh, Sandra E. Yuter, Lin-Wen Cheng, Chia-Lun Tsai, Che-Yu Lin, and Ying Chen

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How to accurately measure droplet fall speed in natural outdoor conditions has been a long-standing and highly challenging issue in the meteorological community. Results from this article are not only to demonstrate the great potential for high-speed imaging to provide a reliable measurement of droplet fall speed without suffering from sampling uncertainties but also to share a new approach and different thoughts about the retrieval of the droplet fall speed information.