irradiance


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to irradiance: Solar irradiance

ir·ra·di·ant

 (ĭ-rā′dē-ənt)
adj.
Sending forth radiant light.

[Latin irradiāns, irradiant-, present participle of irradiāre, to shine forth; see irradiate.]

ir·ra′di·ance, ir·ra′di·an·cy n.

irradiance

(ɪˈreɪdɪəns) or

irradiancy

n
(General Physics) the radiant flux incident on unit area of a surface. It is measured in watts per square metre. Symbol: Ee Also called: irradiation Compare illuminance

ir•ra•di•ance

(ɪˈreɪ di əns)

also irradiation



n.
incident flux of radiant energy per unit area.
[1955–60]
References in classic literature ?
To love thou blam'st me not, for love thou saist Leads up to Heav'n, is both the way and guide; Bear with me then, if lawful what I ask; Love not the heav'nly Spirits, and how thir Love Express they, by looks onely, or do they mix Irradiance, virtual or immediate touch?
2002) predicts the irradiance on a flat disc rather than the spherical irradiance received by the microbe.
The PV Analyser reduces the contractual and financial risks associated with PV system performance by cost-effectively verifying array performance under existing irradiance and temperature conditions.
The Solar Atlas has been created with satellite-based solar mapping to produce solar irradiance maps of the UAE which can help in the assessment of the location and technology of a solar project.
A robust satellite-based solar mapping tool, which was developed and validated at the centre, is utilised for producing hourly, daily and yearly solar irradiance maps for the Solar Atlas.
Designed for single-pass, narrow format applications, the Excelerate FC-200 Series delivers an irradiance of more than 8.
These investigations have normally been based on apparent optical properties: reflectance and diffuse attenuation coefficient ('apparent' means that the properties depend on the directional distribution of incoming radiation in addition to the properties of the medium itself), which are obtained from irradiance measurements.
This new data stream includes both localized irradiance data and 5-day power forecasts.
Higher latitudes receive less ultraviolet light irradiance than latitudes nearer to the equator, which can result in insufficient vitamin D formation in the individuals who reside there.
Objective: The rate of production of cosmogenic isotopes plays an important role in our understanding of past climate variability since they provide information about the solar irradiance related to the Sun s magnetic field.
The FL200 is a scalable, water-cooled, high performance light source with peak irradiance up to 20W/[cm.