Spectroscopy meaning

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The study of spectra, especially experimental observation of optical spectra or mass spectra, to determine the properties of their source.
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A variety or instance of such study.
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The study of spectra by use of the spectroscope.
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The analysis of spectra, especially light or mass spectra, to determine properties of their source. &diamf3; In light or optical spectroscopy , the spectrum of a light source is analyzed through a spectroscope to determine atomic composition of a substance. In astronomy, phenomena such as red shift can also be analyzed. &diamf3; In mass spectroscopy , a spectroscope is used to determine the composition of ions or charged molecules in a sample. Spectroscopy is also called spectrography.
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The study of electromagnetic radiation.
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(uncountable) The scientific study of spectra.
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(analytical chemistry, countable) The use of spectrometers in chemical analysis.
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Origin of spectroscopy

  • spectro- +"Ž -scopy

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