Definition of emission spectrum in English:

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emission spectrum

Pronunciation: /əˈmiSHən ˌspektrəm/


A spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a source. Compare with absorption spectrum.
Example sentences
  • It is likely that both the absorption spectrum and the emission spectrum are changed at high intensities with respect to the low-intensity spectra of DsRed recorded by conventional spectrometers.
  • The collection of wavelengths of light emitted by hydrogen gas is called the emission spectrum of hydrogen, and there is a corresponding spectrum for absorption.
  • The gain or the stimulated emission spectrum should be spectrally similar to the steady-state fluorescence spectrum and show similar solvent dependence.

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Syllabification: e·mis·sion spec·trum

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