radiation pressure


radiation pressure
the pressure exerted by electromagnetic radiation on an object on which it impinges, as a consequence of its momentum

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  • Radiation pressure — is the pressure exerted upon any surface exposed to electromagnetic radiation. If absorbed, the pressure is the energy flux density divided by the speed of light. If the radiation is totally reflected, the radiation pressure is doubled.For… …   Wikipedia

  • radiation pressure — Physics. the pressure exerted on a surface by electromagnetic radiation or by sound waves. [1900 05] * * * Pressure on a surface resulting from electromagnetic radiation that impinges on it. The pressure is a result of the momentum carried by the …   Universalium

  • radiation pressure — noun the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave • Syn: ↑corpuscular radiation pressure • Hypernyms: ↑pressure, ↑pressure level, ↑force per unit area • Hyponyms: ↑ac …   Useful english dictionary

  • radiation pressure — spinduliuotės slėgis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. radiation pressure vok. Strahlungsdruck, f rus. давление излучения, n; лучистое давление, n; радиационное давление, n pranc. pression de radiation, f; pression de rayonnement, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Solar radiation pressure — In astronomy, Solar radiation pressure is the force exerted by solar radiation on objects within its reach. Solar radiation pressure is of interest in astrodynamics, as it is one source of the orbital perturbations.The disturbance force can be… …   Wikipedia

  • Acoustic radiation pressure — is the difference between the average pressure at a surface moving with the sound displacements (the Lagrangian pressure) and the pressure that would have existed in the fluid of same mean density at rest. See also * Radiation pressure * Acoustic …   Wikipedia

  • acoustic radiation pressure — noun (acoustics) the pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a sound wave • Topics: ↑acoustics • Hypernyms: ↑radiation pressure, ↑corpuscular radiation pressure * * * noun : a feeble net increase in atmospheric… …   Useful english dictionary

  • corpuscular-radiation pressure — noun the minute pressure exerted on a surface normal to the direction of propagation of a wave (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑radiation pressure • Hypernyms: ↑pressure, ↑pressure level, ↑force per unit area • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acoustic radiation pressure — garso spinduliuotės slėgis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Papildomas slėgis medžiagoje, atsirandantis dėl to, kad joje sklinda garso banga. atitikmenys: angl. acoustic radiation pressure; sound radiation pressure vok …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • sound radiation pressure — garso spinduliuotės slėgis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Papildomas slėgis medžiagoje, atsirandantis dėl to, kad joje sklinda garso banga. atitikmenys: angl. acoustic radiation pressure; sound radiation pressure vok …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas