AskDefine | Define reflectometer

Dictionary Definition

reflectometer n : a meter that measures the reflectance of a surface

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  1. an instrument used to measure the reflectance of a surface

Extensive Definition

Some scientific instruments commonly designated Reflectometer are:
  • Spectrophotometer: in optics, an instrument for measuring the reflectivity or reflectance of reflecting surfaces
  • Reflectometer (electronics): In electronics, a directional coupler containing matched calibrated detectors in both arms of the auxiliary line, or a pair of single-detector couplers oriented so as to measure the electrical power flowing in both directions in the main line
reflectometer in Russian: Рефлектометр
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