9 June 1988 Computer Simulation Of Diffusely Reflecting Surfaces
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Proceedings Volume 0892, Simulation and Modeling of Optical Systems; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944339
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
A new variant of our general reflector analysis program includes special computations to simulate the behavior of light after striking a diffusing surface. Each ray is converted at that surface, into a group of rays whose angular distribution is dictated' by the surface properties. The program accepts an experimentally determined "map" of the reflected beam profile for a given material, and uses this map to generate a group of reflected rays for each incident ray. Computed light distribution is compared with experimental values for a simple example of diffusely reflecting bead-blasted aluminum.
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Helen V Gourley, Helen V Gourley, Darrell L Mathis, Darrell L Mathis, } "Computer Simulation Of Diffusely Reflecting Surfaces", Proc. SPIE 0892, Simulation and Modeling of Optical Systems, (9 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944339; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944339
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