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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Reflection (Optics) -- Mathematical models

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Edition Notes

StatementA. George Lieberman
SeriesNBS technical note -- 1171
ContributionsUnited States. National Bureau of Standards
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14847576M

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