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The measurement of light

Author:
  • Lars Olof Björn
Editor:
  • Lars Olof Björn
Publishing year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 69-91
Document type: Book chapter
Publisher: Springer

Abstract english

In this chapter various thermal, electronic and chemical devices are described, as well as well as the construction and calibration of a spectroradiometer. A separate section is devoted to the measurement of very weak light, such as the ultraweak luminescence from living cells.

Keywords

  • Biological Sciences
  • Photothermal devices Bolometer Thermopile Thermopneumatic device Photomultiplier Semiconductor Photoelectric effect Actinometer Dosimeter Wavelength converter Quantum counter Spectroradiometer Spectroradiometry Ulbricht sphere Integrating sphere Langley Input optics Lock-in amplifier Shot noise Pulse counting Photon counting Charge-coupled device CCD

Other

Published
  • Photobiology
  • ISBN: 978-0-387-72654-0
Lars Olof Björn
E-mail: lars_olof [dot] bjorn [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Professor emeritus

Molecular Cell Biology

+46 46 222 72 53

B-A340

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