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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The absorption cell was filled with a mixture of atmospheric air and carbon monoxide.
White patches or scars formed rapidly in the absorption cell and which led to frequent breakage of the quartz glass cell.
A multiple-pass absorption cell with an effective path length of 5 m is used.
The SRM is a single-mode optical-fiber-coupled absorption cell containing acetylene gas at a pressure of 6.