absorbance absorbance

Definition(s):

  • (n) (physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation

Usage(s):

  1. According to a 2006 study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Acai boasts an ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) score more than 10 times as high as well-known antioxidant-rich foods like cranberries.
  2. ORAC levels describes the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity of food based antioxidants, which is an indicator of total antioxidant capacity. 

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    Fully programmable with touchscreen controls, 20/30 PV™ images and measures sub-micron sized samples by absorbance, reflectance, fluorescence, and emission from deep ultraviolet to near infrared. Automated system integrates Lightblades™ spectrophotometer technologies with custom built UV-visible-NIR microscope and software. Applications include contamination analysis of hard disk ...
    on August 5, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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