absorption spectrophotometry


Definition of absorption spectrophotometry

: atomic absorption spectrophotometry Absorption spectrophotometry is concerned with the absorption of incident radiation, as a function of wavelength, upon passage through a given medium.— Tom D. Schlabech, Encyclopedia Of Chemistry, 1966

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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