Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Reflectance

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9848

\ri-flek-tәn(t)s\ n (1926) The ratio of the intensity of reflected radiant flux to that of the incident flux. In popular usage, it is considered as the ratio of the intensity of reflected radiant energy to that reflected from a defined reference standard. See  Light Reflectance.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA