Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Luminous Directional Reflectance

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7068

Reflectance of a surface for specified directions of illumination and view is the ratio of the brightness of the surface to the brightness that an ideally diffusing, perfectly white, surface would have if illuminated and viewed in the same manner. (Saleh BEA, Teich MC (1991) Fundamentals of photonics. Wiley, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA