Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Light Absorbance

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6895

(absorbance, absorptivity) The percentage of the total luminous flux incident upon a test specimen that is neither reflected from, nor transmitted through the specimen. Compare  Light Reflectance and  Light Transmittance.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA