Journal of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 177–196

On the theory of light absorption in non-homogeneous objects

The sieve-effect in one-component suspensions

Authors

  • Leonid Fukshansky
    • Biological Institute IIUniversity of Freiburg
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02450788

Cite this article as:
Fukshansky, L. J. Math. Biology (1978) 6: 177. doi:10.1007/BF02450788

Summary

The semicontinuous cubic particle model for the sieve-effect in one-component suspensions is considered. Exact and approximate expressions for the most probable and average distributions of elementary homogeneous areas with respect to the number of particles are obtained. The conditions of validity of each expression are shown and the errors of approximation are estimated. The correlation between the absorbances of a suspension and the corresponding solution as a function of the parameters of suspension (absorptivity of the substance and number and size of particles) is obtained.

Key words

Sieve-effectAbsorption statisticsLight absorption in nonhomogeneous objects

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