Definition of radiometer in English:

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radiometer

Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪˈɒmɪtə/

noun

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An instrument for detecting or measuring the intensity or force of radiation.
Example sentences
  • 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

Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪˈɒmətri/
noun
Example sentences
  • 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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