High reflectance

High reflectance

The ability of materials to effectively reflect the sun’s energy. Roof materials with high reflectance stay cooler in the sun, reduce energy costs, improve occupant comfort, and reduce the urban heat island effect.
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With their property of high reflectance capacity, ceiling tiles reflect over 80% light rays, which in turn help in saving nearly 20% energy consumption.
butterfly wings) could induce high reflectance (varying from 65% to 98% with different incident angles) in visible light range [14].
However, clouds and snow both exhibit high reflectance in the visible spectrum and have similar spectral properties because they are both composed of water or ice.
This white marble gives high reflectance and has great significance as good quality.
In manned aircraft images, this is commonly done by laying out large tarps with known low and high reflectance values, thereby allowing each pixel in the image to be corrected according to a linear model.
The foam-like microstructure created during the solvent casting process gives high reflectance without the use of pigments.
It is generally used to measure fiber links and locate fiber breaks, end-to-end loss, high reflectance and optical return loss.
This device achieves cooler sample temperatures through a patented "cool mirror" that has very high reflectance in the UV and near-visible wavelengths, while attenuating reflectance in the longer wavelength visible and IR portions of the solar spectrum.
Expected returns from high reflectance snow-covered sea ice surfaces are approximately 6 photons per laser shot compared to 1 photon per shot from low reflectance open water leads.
In a professional setup, the projection is always made on screen as it offers a smoother projection with high reflectance, they reflect light better and even works in a bright room.