Definition of Spectrum analysis
1. Noun. The use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra.
Generic synonyms: Chemical Analysis, Qualitative Analysis
Specialized synonyms: Mass Spectroscopy, Microwave Spectroscopy
Derivative terms: Spectrometric, Spectroscopic, Spectroscopical
Medical Definition of Spectrum analysis
1. The measurement of the amplitude of the components of a complex waveform throughout the frequency range of the waveform. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Spectrum analysis
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1. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1880)
"spectrum analysis. the structures are displayed far more distinctly than they ... spectrum analysis, as applied to microscope, must not be confounded with ..."
2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, John Cannell Cain, Carl Schorlemmer (1913)
"spectrum analysis. 76 The following pages contain a short statement of the ... A complete treatise on spectrum analysis would be out of place here; ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"The vibrations we know must be of a very complicated nature, yet it is natural that not many years after spectrum analysis was raised to the rank of a ..."
4. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1868)
"ON spectrum analysis. By HC SORBY, FRS, &c. 318. The Spectrum Microscope.—Spectrum analysis, as applied to the microscope, must not be confounded with that ..."
5. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1868)
"spectrum analysis, as applied to the microscope, must not be confounded with that branch of the subject which has yielded such admirable results in the ..."
6. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1903)
"... a mechanical explanation of the dark and bright lines of the spectrum, upon which Kirchhoff and Bunsen founded spectrum analysis about the year 1860. ..."
7. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"spectrum analysis. 670 THE following pages contain a short statement of the ... A complete treatise on spectrum analysis would here be out of place ..."
8. An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton (1916)
"The First Law of spectrum analysis. — The first theoretical discussion of the ... The laws of spectrum analysis as formulated here are consequences of a ..."