optical density


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optical density

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(General Physics) physics the former name for reflection density, transmission density
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Noun1.optical density - (physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation
density, denseness - the amount per unit size
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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represents the response curves of 4PNPAN/(PVB-co-PVA/PVAC) films including 0.213 phr of 4PNPAN and different chloral hydrate concentrations in terms of variation in optical density per unit thickness, (IA.
In the region from 230 to 820 nm, the variance of size distribution has little impact on optical density [25]; therefore, if the absorption is negligible, the optical density of scattered spectra (1) can be rewritten:
The bacterial optical density of bacterial species was measured using UV-Vis spectrophotometer as shown in Tables 1 and 2.
At each time point, the optical density was recorded and 50 mL samples were withdrawn from the culture.
The average optical density (IOD/area) of collagen type I in the cornea was significantly lower compared with the control group at 1, 7, and 15 days after operation (i = 58.933, 28.070,14.116, P < 0.05; Table 1).
Optical density measurements were compared to the color readings from the smartphone.
ImageJ[R] 1.45 k (Softonic Internacional S.A.) was used to determine the mean optical density for elastogenesis and degradation markers.
After mixing gently and incubating for 30 min at room temperature, the optical density of the solution was measured at 540 nm using an ELISA reader (TECAN, Salzburg, Austria).
After initial inoculation, optical density (OD) of all controls was 0.450 and treated as baseline (OD~0.000) for comparison of OD obtained after 24 hours (Table.
The optical density of these solutions were measured after 24.0 hours, against blank which contain the broth solution only.

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