light absorption

light absorption

[′līt əb‚sorp·shən]
(optics)
The process in which energy of light radiation is transferred to a medium through which it is passing.
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Our synergistic project will optimize the entire instrumentation towards fundamental measurements of the mechanism of light absorption and excitation energy transfer.
Zhenqiang "Jack" Ma, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Wisconsin said, "In this structure -- unlike other photodetectors -- light absorption in an ultrathin silicon layer can be much more efficient because light is not blocked by any metal layers or other materials.
The lenses used are of the highest quality featuring unique filters providing high definition vision quality and blue light absorption filters.
It is used to measure irradiance, light absorption, scattering of light, reflection of light, fluorescence, phosphorescence and luminescence.
They survey applications in photonics and nanophotonics, nano-optics and quantum physics, optical metamaterials, the simulated trapping microspheres and nanowires with optical tweezers, photodetecting enhanced light absorption, and nanomedicine.
Microparticles on the order of microns are useful for lightweight structures, heat insulation, cushioning, and selective light absorption.
To meet this challenge, previous sensor technology developments focused on improving the light absorption of each pixel, and have progressed pixel technology from FSI (Front Side Illumination) to BSI (Back Side Illumination) which places photodiode at the top to maximize photoelectric efficiency.
The material allows significant radiative emission and additional light absorption, leading to remarkably enhanced current efficiency.
Both components can potentially increase climate warming by increased light absorption," the researcher said.
The distinguishing hollowed lugs design is born out of necessity, to maximise light absorption from the sides.
This can be seen, in vitro, in improved photophysical properties such as the extension of the useful light absorption spectrum into the near infrared - offering greater tissue penetration - as well as in the synthesis of pure compounds rather than mixtures.