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Are there mirrors/panels capable of reflecting designated color wavelengths?

  1. Sep 27, 2012 #1
    I was thinking today about whether or not mirroring could be altered to reflect only certain wavelengths of the spectrum? I couldn't think of specified way to do such a thing, thought maybe some more adapted minds could lend some advice. Thanks for any help on the topic.
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  3. Sep 27, 2012 #2


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    Yes. These are called dichroic filters, which transmit or reflect certain wavelengths by using layers of dielectrics. Look it up.
  4. Sep 27, 2012 #3
    Will do. Thanks for the direction.
  5. Sep 27, 2012 #4


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    Paint? How narrow a spectrum do you want?
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