Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF)

Authored by: Hendrik Rothe

Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781439850978
eBook ISBN: 9781351247184
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This entry covers classical stray light theories, rigorous models for light scattering, definitions, and standards for the bidirectional reflectance distribution function, and instrumentation to measure total integrated scattering and angular-resolved scattering. The main topic is the description of the instruments and sensors to measure light scattering in great detail for research purposes.

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