Phototechnology and Biological Experimentation



A great number of experiments in photobiology can be done with remarkably simple and inexpensive equipment. Nevertheless, the experimenter usually finds, after completing his initial “rough” experiments, that he must concern himself more and more with details such as the relative effectiveness of different wavelengths and the exact energies required. Consequently, there are needs for both simple and complex apparatus. One usually tries to compromise by using equipment that is only as sophisticated as is necessary for sound experimentation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biology ProgramsThe University of Texas at DallasRichardsonUSA

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