Photometry, Photographic

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Photometry, Photographic


the branch of photometry that deals with methods of quantitative evaluation of radiation by means of photographic materials. The methods of photographic photometry are used mainly when the intensity of the radiation being measured is low, for example, in astronomy.


Mees, C., and T. James. Teoriia fotograficheskogo protsessa. Leningrad, 1973. (Translated from English.)

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