Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Reflectance, Hemispherical

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9854

n Ratio of radiant flux reflected into a hemispherical collector to the incident flux. Normally, the portion reflected backward from a material is measured, although the portion reflected in the forward direction may be measured on translucent materials.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA