Littrow spectrograph


Lit·​trow 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

Word History


after Joseph Johann von Littrow †1840 Austrian astronomer and mathematician

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Littrow spectrograph


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“Littrow spectrograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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