Christiansen effect


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Christiansen effect

[′kris·chən·sən i′fekt]
(analytical chemistry)
Monochromatic transparency effect when finely powdered substances, such as glass or quartz, are immersed in a liquid having the same refractive index.
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It does not suffer from the Christiansen effect (band distortion from changes in index of refraction in regions of an absorption band) observed when using KBr pellets and mulls.
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