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post #8 of (permalink) Old 11-08-2010, 02:01 PM
Jim Miller
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Different light sources have different spectral output characteristics. I think to make this work you'd need to put a filter which combined with the silicon sensor response would approximate a PAR curve.

Sounds like an interesting project.

Good luck!

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