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diffraction grating

in A Dictionary of Physics

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199233991
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726798
diffraction grating

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A device for producing spectra by diffraction and interference. The usual grating consists of a glass or speculum-metal sheet with

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Subjects: Physics

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