Description: Way in which the energy of a photon is taken up by matter; physical process of absorbing light, while absorbance does not always measure absorption: it measures attenuation (of transmitted radiant power) (source)

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Element Segments: Space Segment

Element Families: Thermal Control

Crosswalk Identifiers

Encyclopædia Britannica Online https://www.britannica.com/science/absorption-physics
Microsoft Academic https://academic.microsoft.com/topic/60787371
PSH https://psh.techlib.cz/skos/PSH3992
WikiData Item https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q905921