Littrow spectrograph

noun
Lit·​trow spectrograph | \ ˈli‧ˌtrō- \

Definition of Littrow spectrograph

: a spectrograph in which dispersion is produced by a prism backed by a reflecting metallic film so that the light traverses the prism twice

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History and Etymology for Littrow spectrograph

after Joseph Johann von Littrow †1840 Austrian astronomer and mathematician

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“Littrow spectrograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Littrow%20spectrograph. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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