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spectral responsivity

The spectral output quantity of a system such as a photomultiplier, diode array, photoimaging device, or biological unit divided by the spectral irradiances λ = d y λ d E λ, simplified expression: s λ = Y λ E λ, where Y λ is the magnitude of the output signal for irradiation at wavelengthλ and E λ is the spectral irradiance of the parallel and perpendicular incident beam at the same wavelength.
See also: responsivity
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223 (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2276
PAC, 1995, 67, 1745 (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XI. Detection of radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1749
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