Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Luminance

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7063

\lü-mә-nәn(t)s\ n (1880) The luminous intensity of light reflected or transmitted by a material in a given direction per unit of projected area of the material, as viewed from that direction.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA