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Development of a combined bidirectional reflectance and directional emittance model for polarization modeling
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Paper Abstract

Modeling of polarized radiances in the visible through IR regions requires consistent models for reflectance and emittance of materials. These models must include common effects such as directionality and spectral shape. We have started from a well validated but non-polarized Bi- Directional Reflectance Distribution Function/Directional Emittance model and have added in the polarization state description via Fresnel scaling. The methodology is discussed along with our approach to dealing with possible inconsistencies. Results are demonstrated within a complete 3D polarized object model.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4481, Polarization Analysis and Measurement IV, (9 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.452890
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John A. Conant, Aerodyne Research, Inc. (United States)
Frank J. Iannarilli, Aerodyne Research, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4481:
Polarization Analysis and Measurement IV
Dennis H. Goldstein; David B. Chenault; Walter G. Egan; Michael J. Duggin; Walter G. Egan; Michael J. Duggin, Editor(s)

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