retroreflection


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retroreflection

[¦re·trō·ri′flek·shən]
(physics)
Reflection wherein the reflected rays of radiation return along paths parallel to those of their corresponding incident rays.
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Retroreflection is conventionally achieved by means of passive optical elements called retroreflectors that could be of three main types: lens and mirror, corner cube (CC) and inverted cube (IC).
1, its retroreflectivity matrices are ready to calculate the coefficient of retroreflection.
The benchtop four-axis goniometer system serves as an inspection Quality Assurance (QA) instrument for quickly testing retroreflection at multiple measurement geometries.
Retroreflective signs could include individual 'button' elements that, in a similar manner to LEDs, would make up the sign characters, or materials that provide retroreflection for their entire surfaces.
Numerous photographs, three video clips, and a demonstration of retroreflection were included in the lecture.
Retroreflection means light reflects off the binder-coated backs of the beads and is returned to its source.
In addition to its durability, the 3M Secure Card offers three compromise-resistant security features -- visible verification, retroreflection and an ultraviolet (UV) logo embedded within the receptor film and visible under black light conditions.
DELTA is the global leading supplier of retroreflectometers for measuring retroreflection of pavement markings and traffic signs.
Invitation to tender: the subject of procurement is: glass beads for retroreflection.
1 in 3 months night tour focusing on the retroreflection of road markings,