selective scattering

selective scattering

[si′lek·tiv ′skad·ə·riŋ]
(electromagnetism)
Scattering of electromagnetic radiation more strongly at some wavelengths than at others.
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It combines a solar cell technology able to convert infrared solar light into electricity and a selective scattering filter, which scatters the whole visible spectrum while transmitting infrared light.
7c) have been called "selective scattering" and it was noted the selective scattering effect depended on the acceptance aperture of the instrument used in the measurement.
Rabinowitch, Selective Scattering of Light by Pigments in Vivo, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 84, 428-441 (1959).

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