Definition of radiometer in English:

radiometer

Line breaks: radi|om¦eter
Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪˈɒmɪtə
 
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noun

  • An instrument for detecting or measuring the intensity or force of radiation.
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    • The radiometer measured light intensity by the number of revolutions induced over time, and the bolometer measured a decrease in electrical resistance upon absorption of radiation.
    • The UV-B radiometer is intended to measure the hemispheric radiation reaching a horizontal surface.
    • And that absorption forms the basis by which satellite UV radiometers detect ozone from space.

Derivatives

radiometry

noun
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  • We'll cover the fundamentals needed to understand basic optical concepts such as radiometry, polarization, diffraction, and holography.
  • As indicated by Parker, chemical actinometry has several advantages when compared with radiometry for measuring UV radiation.
  • The rates of UV absorption obtained using radiometry in units of einsteins per second are also presented in Table 3.

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