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line spectrum

n.
A spectrum produced by a luminous gas or vapor and appearing as distinct lines characteristic of the various elements constituting the gas.
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Noun1.line spectrum - a spectrum in which energy is concentrated at particular wavelengths; produced by excited atoms and ions as they fall back to a lower energy level
spectrum - an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
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Furthermore, researchers also propose an improved method based on complex acoustic intensity weighted statistics and another method aiming to detect a target that radiating line spectra. The method is experimentally verified in [17].
An XR100CR X-ray spectrometer was used at the top and side of the system to record the X-ray line spectra caused by the electron beam-lead target collision (Figure 4).
10, the extracted IMF 1 includes not only the first chopping harmonic but also the spool line spectra around the center frequency.