radiant flux


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radiant flux

n.
The rate of flow of radiant energy.
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radiant flux

n
(General Physics) the rate of flow of energy as radiation. It is measured in watts. Symbol: Φe
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ra′diant flux′


n.
the time rate of flow of radiant energy.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.radiant flux - the rate of flow of radiant energy (electromagnetic waves)
flux - the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
luminous flux - the rate of flow of light energy
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Model 2400B-505 can produce over 10W of radiant flux from a 5mm diameter clear aperture with 0.60NA.
Mean radiant temperature ([T.sub.mrt] [[degrees]C]), a parameter with primary importance in the field of human-biometeorology, combines all longwave and shortwave radiant flux densities into a single value in [degrees]C.
Maldonado, "Measurement of air temperature in the presence of a large radiant flux: an assessment of passively ventilated thermometer screens," Boundary-Layer Meteorology, vol.
In the luminosity function, luminous efficacy is the weighting coefficient that represents the ratio of the luminous flux to the radiant flux. For a certain wavelength of light, the luminous flux [phi] is expressed as
An ADM is a set of anisotropic factors that relates the radiance measured at a certain viewing geometry to a radiant flux. The anisotropy of the radiation field varies significantly under different surface types and cloud conditions.
Albedo is the ratio of the reflected radiant flux to the incident solar radiant flux, which characterizes the ability of the pavement to absorb and reflect solar radiation [8].
[[??].sub.r.sup."] = radiant flux required for piloted ignition, 10 kW/[m.sup.2] (0.88 Btu/[ft.sup.2]-s)
Luminous flux is visually evaluated radiant flux (the total electromagnetic energy that a light source emits across all wavelengths).
The NUVA33 series comes in wavelengths from 365nm to 405nm, radiant flux of 870mW ~ 1000mW at 500mA, ideal for UV curing, photo catalyst and sensor light applications.
In the heat budget flux equation, the first part is the extent of the radiant flux, and the water is uptaken in the desired place.