diffuse reflection


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diffuse reflection

[də′fyüs ri′flek·shən]
(physics)
Reflection of light, sound, or radio waves from a surface in all directions according to the cosine law.

diffuse reflection

diffuse reflection
Reflection of light from a rough surface which scatters it in all directions.
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Polymer 2 and 4 showed only one diffuse reflection peak, indicating that they were amorphous polymers.
Increasing the amount of scattering in the resin system will increase the amount of diffuse reflection (white light) which is mixed with the reflected colored light generated by the pigment interactions.
Two regular reflection heads handle transparent and mirror-surface workpieces; three diffuse reflection heads are able to measure black rubber and dark plastic workpieces.
His surface isn't completely smooth, so when light rays hit him, they get reflected at all different angles--a process called diffuse reflection.
The optical sensors use visible and near-infrared spectral reflectance, via a modified diffuse reflection method, to generate the metabolic values for the Hb and Hb[O.

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