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By way of context, please picture those little motion capture lights that are put over an actors body. I am interested in finding out if there is some kind of material that can do the same thing but only reflect infrared or, maybe UV, light.

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Glass with IR-reflective coating (such as indium tin oxide (ITO)) is easy to find. You could potentially cut out little pieces of that. – Steve B Jan 30 '12 at 20:30

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For UV, have a look at this site:

Similar products seem to exist for IR - look for solar roof coating.

If you want real suggestions you probably need to define your needs a bit more - although this is pretty off-topic already.

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Thanks, but this is closer to what I am looking So I guess that answers the question. If you would like to drop this link in the body of your answer, I would be happy to select it as correct. – Matthew Patrick Cashatt Jan 29 '12 at 18:58

A lot of ordinary black materials reflect or are transparent in infrared light, especially plastics..

It's a real pain building infrared instruments to find something that's actually black in some bands.

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