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molar absorption coefficient

 

Definition: absorbance (of light) per unit path length (usually the centimeter) and per unit of concentration (in moles per liter); a fundamental unit in spectrophotometry.

Synonym(s): absorbancy index2, absorptivity2, molar absorbancy index, molar absorptivity, molar extinction coefficient

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