ultraviolet absorption spectrophotometry

ultraviolet absorption spectrophotometry

[¦əl·trə′vī·lət əb′sȯrp·shən ‚spek·trō·fə′täm·ə·trē]
(spectroscopy)
The study of the spectra produced by the absorption of ultraviolet radiant energy during the transformation of an electron from the ground state to an excited state as a function of the wavelength causing the transformation.