reflective layer

reflective layer

[riflek′tiv]
a thin layer of magnesium oxide or titanium oxide between the phosphor and the base of an intensifying screen, used in radiography. Its function is to intercept and redirect isotropically emitted light from the phosphor to the x-ray film.
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Extensive melting was documented in the latest report, despite relatively good conditions: Spring snow formed a reflective layer, and the snow-free season was shorter compared to previous seasons, which helped prevent even worse melting, according to Fischer.
The reflective layer contains extremely thin, high-brightness aluminum flakes and must be applied very precisely to ensure even coating.
These soft waveguides are lined with reflective gold; as the silicone is stretched, cracks develop in the reflective layer, allowing light to escape.
On OCT examination, ERM appears as a highly reflective layer on the inner retinal surface that is either totally adherent or partially adherent to the retina (see Figure 4C).
In cold weather, an internal reflective layer recycles body heat
The colour looks better than the primary display, but that can be attributed to the visual impact of the reflective layer over the screen.
Formerly a division of Mitsui, MAM-A has been an independent company since 2003 and touts its CD-Rs and DVD-Rs as the gold standard for archiving data, thanks in large part to a reflective layer of 24 karat gold.
In this model, the components of the aspect oriented support layer placed on top of the OpenCOM reflective layer and the distributed aspect oriented services like aspect composition are placed over the GridKit middleware.
The C2 Fine technology that enabled high contrast ratios in transmissive HTPS panels has been optimized for the reflective HTPS panels, and Epson's unique planarization technology is used to make the reflective layer almost perfectly flat so as to control the scattering of light.
Mizelle says the scratch-resistant, 24-karat gold CDs will not tarnish--as can sometimes occur with silver CDs because of their reflective layer.
Incidentally, this reflective layer is why we see "eye-shine" when our headlights strike a deer after dark.
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