Abstract

Reflectances and colors are given for various natural woods. The results are summarized in a table, which gives the coefficients for empirical equations that fit all the spectral reflectance curves, and a second table which gives integrated values obtained by the analytic method. Clear varnish is found to reduce reflectance to approximately 85 percent of that for the unvarnished wood.

© 1948 Optical Society of America

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