reflectance


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reflectance

(ri-flek -tăns) The ratio of the total radiant power reflected by a body to that incident on it.

Reflectance

The ratio of reflected light flux to incident light flux.

reflectance

[ri′flek·təns]
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, the relative brightness of the inked area that forms the printed or handwritten character; distinguished from background reflectance and brightness.
(electricity)
(physics)

reflectance

The ratio of the reflected flux to the flux incident on a surface.
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Papers reflectance measurements were processed using X-rite Spectrophotometer, Digital Swatchbook in the interval of the wavelengths from 410 nm to 700 nm for every 10 nm.
This way linear relations between the digital numbers (DN) of the original image and ground level reflectance factors (R) were established by the relation
b] are reflectance in the near-infrared, red, green, and blue spectra respectively; L is a constant that minimizes the ground effect (L=1); G is the gain factor (G=2.
The total solar reflectance was measured using a Perkin Elmer Model 950 spectrophotometer, ** which was modified to measure UV-Vis-NIR using an integrated sphere.
A recent development in analysis using aerial hyperspectral imaging systems has enabled quantification of the reflectance in a large number of relatively narrow wavelength bands (Jang et al.
To suppress possible difference in illumination, the normalized spectral curves were computed by dividing the mean band reflectance of the curve (Eq.
At this point, the film was ready for reflectance evaluation and cross-sectional microscopy.
Reflectance Comparison between RIFA Nests and the Surrounding Objects
She launched Reflectance in 2010 and was able to get the help of an investor from Prism VentureWorks whom she respected.
For an electromagnetic wave incident obliquely on the most left boundary of air/layer 1 at an angle of incidence [theta] as shown in Figure 1, the reflectance R = [[absolute value of r].
The lithology of the Alamo Impact in Nevada was assessed with Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) imagery utilizing distinctive spectral reflectance of rocks and minerals.
Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, has introduced two new-generation Thermx polycyclohexylene-dimethylene terephthalate (PCT) resins, said to deliver outstanding initial reflectance and the reflectance stability required in light-emitting diode (LED) packages found in display backlight and general lighting.