Question: CSV files from spectra

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Dr_Z asked on December 27, 2017 03:52
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What are the units in the CSV files? The wavelengths are provided in the far left, but the values for the blue, green, and red peaks are different from the %intensity that can be obtained from scrolling along the spectra graphs with the mouse. The values are over 100, so it doesn't appear to be the % transmittance. The values are also too high for absorbance. Could someone please clarify for me? Thank you.

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They are the RGB image data pixel values, from 0-255. And note that due to image processing, noise, etc, this may not directly correspond to absorbance values!

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