molar absorption coefficient

(redirected from absorbancy index)

mo·lar ab·sorp·tion co·ef·fi·cient (ε),

absorbance (of light) per unit path length (usually the centimeter) and per unit of concentration (in moles per liter); a fundamental unit in spectrophotometry.

mo·lar ab·sorp·tion co·ef·fic·ient

(ε) (mō'lăr ab-sōrp'shŭn kō-ĕ-fish'ĕnt)
Absorbance (of light) per unit path length (usually the centimeter) and per unit of concentration (moles per liter); a fundamental unit in spectrophotometry.
Synonym(s): absorbancy index (2) , absorptivity (2) .