Integration time

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Integration time

Description

Integration time is the time taken to scan a single full range spectrum using photodiode arrays. It is equivalent to the exposure time for a camera. The shortest integration time defines the fastest response time of a spectrophotometer. Increasing the integration time increases the sensitivity of the device. The white balance or balance and subsequent measurements must always be carried out at the same integration time.



MitoPedia methods: Fluorometry, Spectrophotometry 




Contribution by Harrison DK 2011-11-18