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reflectometer

[‚rē‚flek′täm·əd·ər]
(electromagnetism)
(engineering)
A photoelectric instrument for measuring the optical reflectance of a reflecting surface.

reflectometer

A photometer for measuring the reflectance of a material.
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Dirksen C, Dasberg S (1993) Improved calibration of time domain reflectometry soil water content measurements.
Determination of the complex permittivity from thin-sample time domain reflectometry improved analysis of the step response waveform.
Knight JH, Ferre PA, Rudolph DL, Kachanoski RG (1997) Numerical analysis of the effects of coating and gaps upon relative dielectric permittivity measurement with time domain reflectometry.
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