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absorption line

A black line in the continuous spectrum of light passing through an absorbing medium.
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With the expansion of staff members at HartRAO, he became the leader of the Spectral Lines Programme and had some 70+ publications to his name.
Furthermore Russell hypothesized that: "It appears, therefore, that the principle factor which is unfavourable to the appearance ofa spectral line in the sun is a high excitation potential" [10, p.
In [Born and Stosser 2007] and [Kettlitz and others 2007] mercury-free automotive headlight lamps containing scandium were investigated, where plasma temperatures were obtained by numerical plasma simulations in [Born 2007] and by fitting the spectral line shape of optically thick sodium lines in [Kettlitz and others 2007].
1) corresponding to unbound spin probe was ~2 times greater in cancer patients, and increased width of the spectral line of component c indicated an alteration in albumin conformation that limited the movement of spin probe bound to this site.
Rydberg spectral lines of an atom are sometimes superimposed on the continuous spectrum of a different configuration.
On the basis of Experiment 1, we hypothesized that in the spectral analysis of the cross correlation of guesses and targets of forced-choice data of the Zener type, the maximum power spectral line is significantly greater than that produced by random fluctuations.
The main spectral lines are identified in Astronomer's Telegram ATEL 4709.
First atomic hydrogen spectral line images of a nearby galaxy, 14 March 2012.
So, the emitted spectral line intensity I is a measure of the population of the corresponding energy level of this element in the plasma.
3], with spectral line widths less than 1 kHz for a 9.
Products include the Spectral line of leave-in treatments and the Revita line of shampoo, conditioner, and eyelash treatment.
For the Type II-P method, astronomers take a spectrum of the SN around 50 days after it explodes, and use the shift relative to a standard of a spectral line caused by the absorption of light by iron to determine the speed at which the star is ejecting some of its material.

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