absorption cell


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absorption cell

[əb′sȯrp·shən ‚sel]
(optics)
A vessel with transparent walls for holding a gas or liquid whose absorptivity or absorption spectrum is to be measured.
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In this case, a file containing the spectra of ozone, benzene, toluene, 2-butanone (MEK), and ortho-, para-, and meta-xylene was first created by metering known concentrations of each compound in a stream of air flowing through the instrument's absorption cell.
Our trials on Loch Ness will restart in September for a 6 week period and thereafter a detailed assessment of the trial results will be undertaken before we start building and then deploy a full-scale version of one of the wave absorption cells.