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Specular

(Term of radiometry/photometry)

(adj.)
Having the reflective properties of a mirror. This means that any incident light will be reflected in mirror angle direction.

Most real surfaces are a mix between a specular and lambertian surface.

 

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   radiometry
photometry
mirror angle
lambertian surface
 
 
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specular    glänzend
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