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light source

[′līt ‚sȯrs]
(optics)
A lamp used to supply radiant energy, as for an optical microscope, projector, or photoelectric control system.

light source

In computer graphics, the implied location of a light source in order to simulate the visual effect of a light on a 3D object. Some programs can compute multiple light sources.
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LED modules, which connect to light sources directly, can integrate electronic control, turning into fundamental units in motion sensors.
The number of leaves on a sorghum plant (df = 55, 839; F = 15.40; P = < 0.001) were significantly greater for those grown under conventional lighting compared to those under light-emitting diodes lights, as was for entry (F = 4.4; P = < 0.005), light source (F = 31.8; P = < 0.001), date of evaluation (F = 124.6; P = < 0.001), entry by light source (F = 3.7; P = < 0.012), and finally light source by date (F = 4.7; P = < 0.001) (Fig.
LEDs provide numerous benefits to the designers including the flexibility to change lighting design without being held to traditional light sources. This allows designers to more easily create different moods within the store.
These UV LED light sources exhibits an optimized high output LED solution with an integrated microprocessor LCD user control panel with pre-aligned coupling optics providing best in class light delivery that is compatible with industry standard liquid light guides.
According to Hamamatsu Photonics, there has been a growing demand for light sources with high brightness in the ultraviolet region.
Caption: GLARE FROM LIGHT SOURCES needs immediate attention, as it can contribute to headaches, eye strain, fatigue and other maladies.
Left image: unexposed to LED point light source. Right image: exposed to a LED point light source revealing the letters OK.
Where [delta] is a tuning factor to adjust the light source intensity with different environmental conditions and [phi] is the intensity of luminous flax by a unit length light source and it computed as follows.
Light Source Communications said it provides the capacity for cost-effective-scaling, uninterrupted connectivity, maintenance-free and state-of-the art dark fiber networks that provide businesses with unlimited capacity.
Will we add a new color spec to accommodate the unique spectral radiation of each new, more efficacious light source? In the interest of accuracy in human color rendition, what is gained by greater precision when there are so many variables in light source color and in the eye/brain systems of the beholders?
US-based medical device maker OBP Medical's ER-SPEC disposable vaginal speculum with built-in light source will feature a new and improved light-emitting diode, the company said on Wednesday.
MIT engineers have now developed the first light-sensitive molecule that enables neurons to be silenced noninvasively, using a light source outside the skull, which makes it possible to do long-term studies without an implanted light source.