SPECTRAL ABSORPTION

The ability of different chemicals to absorb different wavelengths of light. This can be determined by passing lights of almost pure wavelengths through solutions of the chemicals and by measuring the amount of light that is absorbed.

SPECTRAL ABSORPTION: "Spectral absorption is the ability of different chemicals to absorb different wavelengths of light."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPECTRAL ABSORPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/spectral-absorption/ (accessed July 11, 2020).
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