absorption factor


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Noun1.absorption factor - (physics) the property of a body that determines the fraction of the incident radiation or sound flux absorbed or absorbable by the body
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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According to Ramm methodology (Ramm, 1966) the effectiveness of the operation of the absorber and calculation of number stages is performed based on the absorption coefficient [phi] and the absorption factor A.
For the degree of exposure, drug strength per dose (in mg) was multiplied by the number of doses per year and an absorption factor reflecting the method of administration (0.
The accepted method of quantifying the dose of UV radiation is a double integral of the intensity of the light source multiplied by an absorption factor and a spectra quantum yield over both time and wavelength.