Effects of backlight structure on absorption experiments

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The impact of spectral details in the backlight of absorption spectroscopy experiments is considered. It is shown that experimentally unresolved structure in the backlight spectrum can introduce significant errors in the inferred transmission. Furthermore, it is shown that a valuable experimental procedure previously used to test the accuracy of the data fails to reveal these errors.

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Iglesias, C A November 8, 2004.

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The impact of spectral details in the backlight of absorption spectroscopy experiments is considered. It is shown that experimentally unresolved structure in the backlight spectrum can introduce significant errors in the inferred transmission. Furthermore, it is shown that a valuable experimental procedure previously used to test the accuracy of the data fails to reveal these errors.

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PDF-file: 19 pages; size: 0.4 Mbytes

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  • Journal Name: Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer; Journal Volume: 99

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  • Report No.: UCRL-JRNL-207961
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 875946
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Iglesias, C A. Effects of backlight structure on absorption experiments, article, November 8, 2004; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc879024/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.