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Introduction to Radiometry and Photometry

Author: Ross McCluney
Publisher: Artech Ho., U.S., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This single-source introduction to radiometry and photometry describes in detail: the relationship between radiometry and photometry; the basic concepts in radiometry and their photometric  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross McCluney
ISBN: 0890066787 9780890066782
OCLC Number: 813456547
Description: (370) pages : figs.tabs ; 24 cm
Contents: Fundamental concepts of radiometry - electromagnetic radiation, radiation conventions, solid angle and wavelength notations, fundamental definitions, radiance and irradiance, connection with electromagnetic theory, polarization, photon flux, example problems; fundamental concepts of photometry - light, photometric definitions, luminance and brightness, vision, disability glare, discomfort glare, illumination, example problems; blackbody radiation - luminous efficacy of blackbody radiation, colour and distribution temperatures, Wien displacement law, emission into an imperfect vacuum, experimental approximation of a blackbody, sample problems; source/receiver flux transfer calculations - geometry and definitions, configuration factor, net exchange or radiation; optical properties of material - surface and interface optical properties, bulk medium optical properties, properties of place parallel plates, angular dependence, broadband angle properties, spectral dependence, broadband spectral properties, spectral selectivity, example problems; the detection of radiation - basic concepts, classification of detectors, detector noise, signal modulation and radiation chopping, characterization of detector performance, flux conditioning prior to the detector, signal conditioning after the detector, detector calibration; radiometry and photometry of optical systems - additional radiometric and photometric quantities and units, some basic colour concepts, application to the energy and illumination performance of Windows, appendix - correspondnece between finite elements and integral calculus.
Responsibility: Ross McCluney.


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