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phonon absorption
Absorption of light energy by its conversion to vibrational energy. Note: Phonon absorption determines the fundamental, i.e., quantum limit of attenuation, i.e., minimum attenuation, in silica-based glasses in the far infrared region. [After FAA]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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