Absorbance

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Equation / Last modified by mike on 2015/07/29 06:33
`A_lambda = `
Absorbance
Variable Instructions Datatype
`(I_"in")"Intensity Incident"` Enter the intensity incident, typically in `W/m^2` Decimal
`(I_"thru")"Intensity Passing Through"` Enter the intensity passing through, typically in `W/m^2` Decimal
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MichaelBartmess.Absorbance
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In spectroscopy, absorbance (also called optical density) is the logarithmic ratio of radiation falling upon a material, to the radiation transmitted through the material. In physics, this means the fraction of radiation absorbed at a specific wavelength.