• WordNet 3.6
    • n spectroscopy the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Spectroscopy the art and science dealing with the use of a spectroscope, and the production and analysis of spectra; the action of using a spectroscope.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n spectroscopy That branch of science, more particularly of chemical and physical science, which is concerned with the use of the spectroscope and with spectrum analysis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Spectroscopy the use of the spectroscope and the study of spectrum analysis
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—specĕre, to see.


In literature:

His most important work was concerned with the conduction of heat and with spectroscopy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
A. J. Angstrom of Upsala takes rank after Kirchhoff as a subordinate founder, so to speak, of solar spectroscopy.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
KAYSER, H.: 1908, Handbuch der Spectroscopie.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
His collected papers on spectroscopy appeared in 1915.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
One of the most fruitful fields for this instrument is undoubtedly stellar spectroscopy.
"Photographs of Nebulæ and Clusters" by James Edward Keeler
In spectroscopy, Belopolsky has sought to determine the period of rotation of Venus on her axis.
"Astronomy" by David Todd
On the spectrum see SPECTROSCOPY.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1" by Various

In news:

Applied Spectroscopy, Volume 65, Issue 6, Pages 168A-188A and 565-697, (June 2011), pp 565-574(10).
Spectroscopy can then identify the s...
Applied Spectroscopy, Volume 65, Issue 11, Pages 320A-340A and 1223-1324 (November 2011), pp 1223-1232(10).
Improving nanometer -scale manufacturing with infrared spectroscopy.
An Alternative to Traditional Low Volume Spectroscopy Techniques Is Now Available.
Photoacoustic Spectroscopy Detects Multiple Gases Simultaneously .
Applied Spectroscopy , Volume 50, Issue 2, Pages 18A-34A and 139-291 (February 1996), pp 18A-34A(17).
The Society publishes the internationally recognized, peer reviewed journal, Applied Spectroscopy , which is available both in print and online.
Previously published as Bulletin (Society for Applied Spectroscopy ).
This method aims to provide a means for the rapid assessment of In-Service Oil Properties using infrared spectroscopy .
This month's issue goes to the opposite extreme with an article on Raman spectroscopy at the depths of the ocean.
Laser spectroscopy for measuring moisture in natural gas.
IVUS With Integrated Plaque Spectroscopy Highlighted at TCT.
IVUS System Combines Near-Infrared Spectroscopy .
The first catheter to combine near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) can help characterize coronary plaque and stent placement.

In science:

The measured redshifts lie in the range z . 1.3 and z & 2.0, with a gap between 1.3 and 2.0 due to restrictions of optical spectroscopy.
QSOs and Absorption Line Systems Surrounding the Hubble Deep Field
Dielectric spectroscopy measurements clearly exclude the presence of the ferroelectric synclinic Sm C∗ phase (Fig. 2a).
General phase diagram for antiferroelectric liquid crystals in dependence on enantiomeric excess
In this paper, we presented the cases of NGC 4365 and NGC 4150 to illustrate the importance of two-dimensional spectroscopy for studying the stellar populations of galaxies.
Probing the stellar populations of early-type galaxies: the SAURON survey
Our selection of targets for the spectroscopy was based on colors, but no ob jects with V − I = 2 were observed.
Optical Counterparts of X-Ray Point Sources Observed by CHANDRA in NGC5128: 20 New Globular Cluster X-Ray Sources
An SFR calibration based on the [Oii] emission is an important tool for probing galaxy SFRs at z & 0.4 where Hα is redshifted out of the bands easily accessible by optical spectroscopy.
Star formation rate indicators in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Only simultaneous blue/red spectroscopy of an unbiassed sample of pre-main sequence stars can resolve this question.
Evidence for high accretion-rates in Weak-Line T Tauri stars?
In order to study the kinematics of the embedded “supernebula” in NGC 5253, spectroscopy in the infrared or radio is required.
Watching the Birth of Super Star Clusters
It is only with the relatively recent development of wide-field imaging and spectroscopy that we have been able to substantially increase the sample of known GCs in NGC 5128.
The Globular Cluster System of NGC 5128 I. Survey and Catalogs
All three ob jects were selected for spectroscopy via the i-drop Lyman Break technique, the two new detections from the GOODS v1.0 imaging data.
Three Lyman-alpha Emitters at z approx 6: Early GMOS/Gemini Data from the GLARE Project
Chandra spectroscopy (Schulz et al. 2001) suggests that the disk’s chemical composition is O-Ne rich.
Modeling of Oxygen-Neon Dominated Accretion Disks in Ultracompact X-ray Binaries: 4U1626-67
The adopted disk composition considers the results from X-ray spectroscopy (Schulz et al.2001).
Modeling of Oxygen-Neon Dominated Accretion Disks in Ultracompact X-ray Binaries: 4U1626-67
We will perform VLT optical spectroscopy to look for He II 4686˚A and our next step aims at analyzing the X-ray emission line spectra.
Modeling of Oxygen-Neon Dominated Accretion Disks in Ultracompact X-ray Binaries: 4U1626-67
We refer the interested reader to these articles for the details of the spectroscopy and multiple–image inte rpretation.
A Hubble Space Telescope Lensing Survey of X-ray Luminous Galaxy Clusters: IV. Mass, Structure and Thermodynamics of Cluster Cores at z=0.2
Finally, identifications and redshifts through optical spectroscopy are available from Barger et al. (2003) and Szokoly et al. (2004) for the HDF-N and CDF-S respectively.
Discovery of optically faint obscured quasars with Virtual Observatory tools
For the handful of our candidates with R <∼ 26 spectroscopy with a class 8 - 10 m telescope is still within reach, albeit with relatively long (<∼ 10 h) exposure times.
Discovery of optically faint obscured quasars with Virtual Observatory tools