• Definition for "diffraction grating"
    • A usually cup or polished metal area having…
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diffraction grating definition

  • noun:
    • A usually cup or polished metal area having a large number of extremely good parallel grooves or slits and familiar with create optical spectra by diffraction of reflected or transmitted light.
    • a surface having a lot of closely spaced lines or slits; regularly produce optical spectra by mutual disturbance
    • See under Grating.
    • optical product consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves inside; disperses a beam of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to make its spectrum
    • A usually glass or polished metal surface having a large number of very fine parallel grooves or slits and used to produce optical spectra by diffraction of reflected or transmitted light.
    • a surface having numerous closely spaced lines or slits; accustomed create optical spectra by mutual disturbance
    • See under Grating.
    • optical unit consisting of a surface with several parallel grooves with it; disperses a beam of light (or any other electromagnetic radiation) into its wavelengths to create its range
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