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Elements Of Radiometric And Photometric Calculations
Author(s): Warren J. Smith
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Paper Abstract

The relationships between the characteristics of a source of radiation and its final energy distribution (or image) are presented. The black-body, the inverse square law, the irradiance or illumination produced on a surface, Lambert's law, the radiance or brightness of an image, and the relationship between radiometry and photometry are discussed.

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Date Published: 26 July 1985
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0531, Geometrical Optics, (26 July 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946510
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Warren J. Smith, Santa Barbara Applied Optics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0531:
Geometrical Optics
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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