Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Reflectivity (R)

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9863

\rē-flek-ti-vә-tē\ n (1) Reflectance which would be attained if a material were completely opaque; reflectance of a layer of material of such thickness that an increase in thickness will not change its reflectance. (2) The reflectance of a film so thick that a further increase in thickness does not change the reflectance.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA