dispersion formula

dispersion formula

[də′spər·zhən ‚fōr·myə·lə]
(physics)
Any formula which gives the refractive index as a function of wavelength of electromagnetic radiation. Also known as dispersion equation.
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The use of a horizontal media mill is of common practice when evaluating a dispersion formula, so an understanding of the effect of grind time on particle size of this system was desired.
Attributes/comments: The EMI Mini Mill Nano is used for testing pigment dispersion formulas by wet milling and fine grinding using minimum amounts of raw materials.