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Optics and radiometric magnitudes: are their connections clear?
Author(s): M. A. Illarramendi; A. Oleaga; J. Zubia; G. Aldabaldetreku; G. Durana; I. Aramburu

Paper Abstract

The relations between radiometric magnitudes and quantities associated to optical properties of materials (processes of reflection, transmission and emission of radiant flux by or through material media) have been analyzed. By studying some particular examples, we illustrate the dependence of optical properties of materials on the radiometric magnitude chosen and it is shown that quantities obtained from a radiometric point of view differ mathematically and physically from the corresponding Optics expressions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9666, 11th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference, 96661N (5 June 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.2208077
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M. A. Illarramendi, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
A. Oleaga, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
J. Zubia, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
G. Aldabaldetreku, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
G. Durana, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)
I. Aramburu, Univ. del País Vasco (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9666:
11th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference
K. Alan Shore, Editor(s)

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