incident light

incident light

[′in·sə·dənt ¦līt]
(optics)
The direct light that falls on a surface.

incident light

In computer graphics, light that strikes an object. The color of the object is based on how the light is absorbed or reflected by the object. See ambient lighting.
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With PureCel Plus technology, OmniVision's sensors can provide higher signal response at a larger incident light angle than the one with predecessor technologies.
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The nanoparticles absorb incident light, producing heat, which is then transferred to the target.
Urging for the modification of the December 2013 order, the government's counsel Siddharth Luthra cited the Rayleigh Theory on scattering of light to assert that red has the maximum wavelength and, thus, the maximum scattering of incident light.
In a cycling magnetic field, crystals that are suspended in blood will alternate between a random distribution that permits incident light to transmit freely, and an alignment perpendicular to the magnetic field lines that blocks the transmitted light in proportion to the amount of crystals present.
As you can see in the diagram below, this setup creates a region where incident light can't reach the object, and reflected light can't reach the observer.
These displays reflect the incident light, thereby consuming less or no power to retain an image, but have low refresh rate.
LSPR is the resonance between the collective oscillation of conductive electrons and the incident light.
Attempts to use incident light microscopy to better understand the mechanism have revealed little.
Liquid crystals used with ethermVIEW studies reflect incident light at visible wave lengths based on the temperature of the surface to which they're applied.
Internal prisms are used to bend incident light rays so that they enter the pipe space with lower incidence angles, resulting in less bounces at the internal pipe surface.
Surface Plasmon resonance is an electro-magnetic wave propagating along the surface of a thin metal layer and the collective oscillation of electrons in a solid or liquid stimulated by incident light.

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