Unformatted text preview: 5. The incident flux must not influence the atoms or molecules; it should only act as a non-invasive probe of the species under study. In particular, this implies that the light should not cause optical saturation or optical pumping, since such effects will deplete the lower level and possibly give rise to stimulated emission. If any of these conditions are not fulfilled, there will be deviations from Beer’s law. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer–Lambert_law...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course SCIENCE Chem 1310, taught by Professor Multiple during the Spring '10 term at Manitoba.
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