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re·flec·tance

(rē-flek'tăns),
A measure of reflected acoustic energy as a function of impedance, as in the middle ear.

re·flec·tance

(rĕ-flek'tăns)
A measure of reflected acoustic energy as a function of immitance, as in middle ear impedance.

reflectance

(rē-flek′tăns)
The fraction of total light reflected after it hits a surface, and the angle at which it is reflected. It is the inverse of absorbance.

diffuse reflectance

The reflectance of light from a rough or nonpolished surface in which the radiant energy tends to scatter. The angle of reflectance does not equal the angle of incidence.

spectral reflectance

The reflectance of light from a polished surface in which the angle of reflectance equals the angle of incidence.

reflectance 

A measure of reflection equal to the ratio of reflected luminous flux Ε′ to the incident luminous flux Ε, i.e. ρ = Ε′/Ε. Syn. reflection factor. See Fresnel's formula.
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The CIE tristimulus values for an object are calculated by combining the spectral power distribution of the illuminant with the reflectance factor of the object and the color matching functions of the observer.
10, the only difference being that the wavelength-dependence of the reflectance factor has been eliminated.
The xDNA is a weighted vector sum of the measurement directions, with the weights being the reflectance factors for each direction.
Evaluation of simplified procedures for retrieval of land surface reflectance factors from satellite sensor output.