Spectroscopy in a Suitcase students' resource: spectroscopy introduction


Spectroscopy is the study of the way light (electromagnetic radiation) and matter interact. There are a number of different types of spectroscopic techniques and the basic principle shared by all is to shine a beam of a particular electromagnetic radiation on to a sample and observe how it responds to such a stimulus; allowing scientists to obtain information about the structure and properties of matter.

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Can be printed for use in class.


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