scattering coefficient

noun

Definition of scattering coefficient

: the fractional rate in the transmission of radiation through a scattering medium (as of light through fog) at which the flux density of radiation decreases by scattering in respect to the thickness of the medium traversed

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“Scattering coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scattering%20coefficient. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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