Extinction coefficient

Extinction coefficient

(Science: chemistry) a constant used in the beer-lambert law which relates the concentration of the substance being measured (in moles) to the absorbance of the substance in solution (how well the substance in solution blocks light beamed through it from getting out on the other side).


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