What is the device used to measure percent light absorption in pigments?


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Nov25-08, 06:46 PM
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What is the device used to measure percent light absorption in pigments?

I remember finding the percent light absorption in the pigments of some vegetables for a high school bio lab. I am pretty sure the device used was not specific for pigments. The device was user friendly- we just stuck some tubes in a magical box and the box displayed a number.
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Nov25-08, 08:42 PM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectrophotometer
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Spec 20 is just such a magic box...


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