Chemical spectrum

a spectrum of rays considered solely with reference to their chemical effects, as in photography. These, in the usual photogrophic methods, have their maximum influence at and beyond the violet rays, but are not limited to this region.

See also: Spectrum

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Though the CIC and its constituent societies have awards covering most of the chemical spectrum, there is one award conspicuous by its absence: a green chemistry award.
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