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BRDF and BSDF models for diffuse surface and bulk scatter from transparent windows
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Paper Abstract

A novel approach based on the generalized Van Cittert-Zernike theorem is used to characterize the scatter properties of window materials and coated surfaces. The scattered light is categorized based on the level of coherence of the scattered light. A closed form model is applied to a wide range of illumination frequencies and material types. Diffuse scattered light is represented in a straightforward manner. Comparisons between measurements and model fits will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6545, Window and Dome Technologies and Materials X, 65450I (2 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.720658
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Michael E. Thomas, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. (United States)
Donald D. Duncan, Oregon Health and Science Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6545:
Window and Dome Technologies and Materials X
Randal W. Tustison, Editor(s)

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