continuous spectrum


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continuous spectrum

n.
A spectrum appearing uninterrupted by lines or bands across a range of wavelengths.

continuous spectrum

n
(General Physics) a spectrum that contains or appears to contain all wavelengths but not spectrum lines over a wide portion of its range. The emission spectrum of incandescent solids is continuous; bremsstrahlung spectra consisting of a large number of lines may appear continuous
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Therefore, gaseous opacity calculations cannot have any lasting merit in generating the continuous spectrum of the Sun [7].
The presence of condensed matter in the K-corona immediately accounts for the existence of a continuous spectrum from this region of the solar atmosphere.
This offers further support to the concept of "neutrophilic disease," first described by Wallah et al as a syndrome representing a continuous spectrum of clinical entities (8).
In order to account for the slight degree of frequency-dependent polarization in the continuous spectrum towards the solar limb, it is more prudent to postulate that the body of the Sun emits unpolarized light.
The term plasma is used in the industry to describe sources with a continuous spectrum.
If the snoring persist there may be other treatments that can help, including anti-snoring devices and as a last resort, surgery may be an option However because snoring and OSA are part of a continuous spectrum it is very important to ensure that you don't suffer from OSA.
At issue is whether to define autism spectrum disorders along a continuous spectrum, "which would allow us to adjudicate levels of severity, difficulties, disabilities, and impairment, instead of simply categorizing somebody as one [diagnosis] or another," he said.
The device runs the Femto-Engine software from Ubiquisys which has patented Self Organising Networks (SON) capabilities that provide continuous spectrum monitoring, self-adapting radio resource management and integral optimised timing synchronisation, according to NEC.
Ultraviolet light is a continuous spectrum of invisible light, much like the colours of the rainbow are a continuous spectrum of visible light that gradually changes from red through to blue.
He admirably succeeds in providing a succinct "survey of the history of the engagement of religious faith with scientific evolutionism, showing how a whole range of alternative positions have been explored, establishing a continuous spectrum of opinion.
General topics include the aforesaid as well as nonrelativistic two-body and N-body quantum systems, resonances, electrical and magnetic fields, semiclassical limit, random ergodic Schrodinger operators and singular continuous spectrum.
Using a continuous spectrum sweep serves as a good technique to locate wireless interference.

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