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1.3: Instrumental Setup of a Spectrophotometer

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  • A spectrophotometer has five major components to it, a source, monochromator, sample holder, detector, and readout device. Most spectrophotometers in use today are linked to and operated by a computer and the data recorded by the detector is displayed in some form on the computer screen.

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