broadening of spectral lines

broadening of spectral lines

[′brȯd·ən·iŋ əv ¦spek·trəl ′līn]
(spectroscopy)
A widening of spectral lines by collision or pressure broadening, or possibly by Doppler effect.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sobel'man, "The effect of collisions on the Doppler broadening of spectral lines," Soviet Physics Uspekhi, vol.