absorption cross-section, \(\sigma\)

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Green Book, 2nd ed., p. 32 [Terms] [Book]
See also:
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2169 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2226 [Terms] [Paper]