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Measuring Light

Sönke Johnsen

in The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139906
eISBN:
9781400840663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139906.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses light measurement. Conversions between different integrated measurements such as lux and photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) can be done if one knows the spectrum of the ... More


Units and Geometry

Sönke Johnsen

in The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139906
eISBN:
9781400840663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139906.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores units and geometry in light measurement. For biologists not working on humans, it comes down to a few simple rules: use photons not watts; use wavelength not frequency, but be ... More


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