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PHOTOSENSITIVE LAYER [1 record]

Record 1 2003-11-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mathematical Geography
  • Photography
  • Computer Graphics
OBS

A light-sensitive coating or emulsion which will reproduce a likeness of an image falling on it, usually after an image-development process. The likeness is in the form of variations of reflection or transmission density over a range of greys (black and white) or over a range of dye mixtures (colour). The coating may be sensitive to the whole or only part of the visible spectrum.

Key term(s)
  • photosensitive layer
  • image layer

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géographie mathématique
  • Photographie
  • Infographie
DEF

Dépôt mince à la surface d'un support, d'une substance sensible à un rayonnement ultraviolet, visible ou infrarouge.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Geografía matemática
  • Fotografía
  • Gráficos de computadora
DEF

Emulsión fotosensible constituida generalmente por gránulos de cloruro o bromuro de plata, de 0.5 a 3 micras de diámetro, dispersados en gelatina.

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