Color of light

Color of light

The spectral distribution of light varies according to the nature of the source. The apparent color of a surface is the result of its reflection of its hue and its absorption of the other colors of the light shining on it.
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Due to the nature of this interaction, engineers and scientists have long known that in order to reverse the process and make an object "invisible," the color of light waves hitting the object has to be manipulated.
White tuning allows users to change the color of light from warm to neutral to cool in appearance.
Ask: What color of light reflects off the blue surface in the diagram?
2) in the halls of type 1, 2, 3 - painting the ceiling and substring graphite color (see color in the project documentation), - painting the walls the color of light gray (more colors in the project documentation), 3) in the halls of type 4 - painting the ceiling graphite color (see color in the project documentation), - painting the walls the color of light gray (more colors in the project documentation).
Unlike the fluorescent colors of quantum dots, the colors emitted by the new carbon dots depend on the color of light that the researchers use to excite them.
It does what a cloud does optically--that is, it changes the intensity and color of light. It's made of about five hundred feet of theater gels in eleven different colors, all crumpled up and held together by superstrength clothespins of my own design.
Lasing materials can be crystals, gases or semiconductor (diode) materials, each determining a unique wavelength or color of light emitted from the laser.
A typical laser produces one color of light with superb precision.
Each component is designed to absorb a different color of light, with the top, middle, and bottom segments capturing blue, green, and red light, respectively.
Models based on this picture successfully predict the intensity and color of light emitted by a variety of atoms in the sun's chromosphere.