Beer-Lambert-Bouguer Law

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Physical Law

The fraction of incident light absorbed by a thin layer of translucent material is proportional to the thickness of the layer.

Also known as

Also known as the Lambert-Beer Law, Beer's Law, the Beer-Lambert Law or Lambert's Law.

Source of Name

This entry was named for August BeerJohann Heinrich Lambert and Pierre Bouguer.