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Continuous spectrum - Wikipedia

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In physics, a continuous spectrum usually means a set of attainable values for some physical quantity that is best described as an interval of real numbers.

How are Spectra Produced? - Australia Telescope National Facility

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One means by which a continuous spectrum can be produced is by thermal emission from a black body. This is particularly relevant in astronomy and is ...

spectrum: Continuous and Line Spectra - Infoplease

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The spectrum formed from white light contains all colors, or frequencies, and is known as a continuous spectrum. Continuous spectra are produced by all ...

Production of Light - Astronomy Notes

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Aug 20, 2007 ... There are two basic types of spectra: continuous spectrum (energy at ... at a temperature above absolute zero will produce a thermal spectrum.

Continuous Spectrum: Definition & Overview - Video & Lesson ...

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If you've seen a rainbow, you may have seen a continuous spectrum - or something close to it. In this lesson, you'll learn about continuous spectra...

How is a bright line spectrum produced? | Reference.com

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The three types of spectra that can be produced via dispersion include continuous, bright-line or dark-line. A continuous spectrum contains all frequencies of ...

Lecture 24: Matter & Light

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Oct 19, 2007 ... A hot, dense object produces a continuous spectrum(blackbody spectrum). A hot, low-density gas produces an emission-line spectrum. A cool ...

continuous spectrum | physics | Britannica.com

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Since electrons are much lighter than atoms, irregular thermal motion produces irregular oscillatory charge motion, which reflects a continuous spectrum of ...

Three types of spectrums (spectra) | thecuriousastronomer

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Jul 9, 2013 ... They are produced in different ways, and can actually tell us about the ... The three types of spectra are called “a continuous spectrum” (or ...

Spectra in the Lab

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Sep 27, 2005 ... A hot solid, liquid, or very dense gas produces a continuous spectrum; while a wide range of wavelengths are always present, the overall color ...