OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 56, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1966
  • pp: 779–780

Effect of Optical Thickness on the Directional Transmittance and Emittance of a Dielectric

JOHN E. FRANCIS and TOM J. LOVE, JR.  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 56, Issue 6, pp. 779-780 (1966)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.56.000779


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (329 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A study is made of the directional transmittance of an isothermal dielectric surrounded by air. The dielectric sheet studied is assumed to be infinite in extent but of finite thickness much greater than one wavelength with plane parallel reflecting surfaces. The dielectric-air interfaces are assumed to be smooth, and therefore, reflect specularly according to Fresnel’s law. Interference is not considered in the solution. The approach to the problem is through the solution of the transport equation with boundary conditions considering refraction, total reflection beyond the critical angle, and directional irradiance. The results are plotted as the directional monochromatic transmittance for various optical depths with diffuse irradiance. The same curves may be read at a discrete direction to determine the monochromatic transmittance for mondirectional irradiance. The same procedure is followed to determine the directional emittance.

Citation
JOHN E. FRANCIS and TOM J. LOVE, JR., "Effect of Optical Thickness on the Directional Transmittance and Emittance of a Dielectric," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 56, 779-780 (1966)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-56-6-779


Sort:  Author  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. H. O. McMahon, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 40, 376, (1950).
  2. J. E. Francis and T. J. Love, AIAA paper No. 65-119.
  3. J. P. Funk, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 986 (1960).
  4. J. C. Richmond, J. Res. Natl. Bur. Std. 67C, 217 (1963).
  5. Robert Gardon, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 39, 278 (1956).
  6. E. U. Condon and Hugh, Odishaw, Handbook of Physics (McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York, 1958).
  7. V. Kourganoff, Basic Methods in Transfer Problems (Oxford University Press, London, England, 1952).
  8. T. J. Love, Aeronautical Research Laboratories Publication No. ARL 63-3, U. S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
  9. M. Planck, The Theory of Heat Radiation (Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1959).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited