Absorption spectra

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Specific wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation have precisely the energy to cause atomic or molecular transitions in substances they are passing through; their removal from the incident radiation produces reductions in intensity of those wavelengths, or absorption spectra, characteristic of the substance under study. CF: emission spectra
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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