The time which elapses between the moment at which a sudden change in concentration
(or a new sample) is introduced and the moment at which the detector response indication
reaches the measurement threshold of the analyser, a value conventionally fixed at
10% of the final change in indication.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
on page 2174
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