Spill light


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Spill light

Any light that spills over from the main pattern of the beam established for that light.

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Light rays, from spotlights and other focused light sources, that are not useful, e.g., producing lighting where it is not wanted on a stage.
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This can be achieved with axially symmetrical light distributions with closely spaced illuminance distribution perpendicular to the wall to effectively illuminate high walls and minimize spill light in the room (Figs.
The fixtures we currently have are old and spill light straight into people's bedrooms.
Residents of nearby apartments have contacted the University to express how elated and thankful they are with the new lighting and elimination of excess spill light.
In fact, with the new optical efficiency the light distributed has minimal spill light.
In fact, with the new optical efficiency the light distributed has minimal spill light. Philips ArenaVision sports floodlighting system has been installed at Soccer City, Ellis Park, Royal Bafokeng, Moses Mabhida, Peter Mokaba and Nelson Mandela
The term "spill light" became part of most lighting project specifications, which forced manufactures to improve their designs so that the light was shining on the intended field target.
He points out that most spill light is not as overpowering as some may think: "It's not all slam-dunk onto the water or deck."
Their wasted spill light shines into our yards, windows, and telescopes.
The crowded stellar images no longer spill light over each other, enabling Robert Jedrzejewski (Space Telescope Science Institute) and his colleagues to measure star brightnesses and colors much more accurately than before.