vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy

vacuum ultraviolet spectroscopy

[′vak·yəm ¦əl·trə′vī·lət spek′träs·kə·pē]
(spectroscopy)
Absorption spectroscopy involving electromagnetic wavelengths shorter than 200 nanometers; so called because the interference of the high absorption of most gases necessitates work with evacuated equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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