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Glossary

A

Absolute index of light refraction

Achromatic colors

Additive color model

Additive color synthesis

Adjustment

After hours lighting

Ambient illumination

Amplitude

Angle of incidence

Angle of reflection

Angle of refraction

B

Bimirrors

Birefraction

Brewster's law

C

Candela (cd)

CMYK color model

Colorimetric atlas

Colorimetry

Color rendering

Color rendering index

Color saturation

Color separation system

Color temperature

Combined illumination

Concave lens

Control gear

Convective current

Converging lens

Convex lens

D

Diffraction grating

Diffusion disk

Diverging lens

E

Electrical current

Electric current intensity

Electromagnetic oscillations

Electromagnetic radiation

Escape lighting

F

Fiber optics

Fluorescent lamp

G

Gas discharge lamp

Geometrical optics

Ground currents

H

Halogen lamp

Harmonic oscillations

High pressure sodium lamp

Huygens-Freshel principle

Huygens’ principle

I

Illumination

Incandescent lamp

Induction lamp

Infrared radiation

Initiator

Insolation

Instant start lamp

L

Lamp

Lamp for supplementary lighting

Lamp with preheated electrodes

Law of independent light beams

Law of light reflection

Law of rectilinear propagation of light

Laws of light refraction

Light absorption

Light adaptation

Light diffusion

Light-emitting diode (LED)

Lighting fixture

Light meter

Light refraction

Light source

Light wave

Louver

Low pressure sodium lamp

Lumen (lm)

Luminaire

Luminance meter

Luminescence

Luminophor

Luminous efficiency

Luminous flux

Luminous intensity

Luminous intensity distribution curve

Lux (lx)

M

Mercury-discharge lamp

Metal halide lamp

Mixed light lamp

N

Natural light

Neon lamp

O

Ocular adaptation

Operating lighting

Optical diffraction

Optical filter

Optical interference

Optical polarization

Optical radiation

Optical reflector

P

Primary colors

R

Radiance

Reflector

Refractive index

Relay

RGB color model

Ripple ratio

S

Selective spectral returns

Self-induced oscillations

Sodium lamp

Spectrometer

Spectrum analysis

Spotlight

T

Transmittance factor

Tube diode

V

Velocity of electric current propagation in conductors

Visible radiation

Visual adaptation

W

Wave diffraction

Waveguide

Working surface

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