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microwave spectroscopy

noun, Physics.
1.
the determination of those frequencies of the microwave spectrum that are selectively absorbed by certain materials, providing information about atomic, molecular, and crystalline structure.
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microwave spectroscope, noun
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microwave spectroscopy

noun
1.
a type of spectroscopy in which information is obtained on the structure and chemical bonding of molecules and crystals by measurements of the wavelengths of microwaves emitted or absorbed by the sample
Derived Forms
microwave spectroscope, noun
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