normal dispersion

noun

Definition of normal dispersion

: dispersion (as of light by an optical grating) in which the separation of components in any one spectrum increases continuously and almost uniformly with the wavelength, the separation being a monotonic function of the dispersion variable

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“Normal dispersion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/normal%20dispersion. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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