Terms & Definitions - Module 30
Match the following definitions (or descriptions) to the terms listed below them.
  1. The intensity of the light that is emitted at different wavelengths by a light-emitting source.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  2. A material is heated to a high temperature. Electrons in the material bounce around and light is emitted.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  3. An electron is bumped up from a lower energy level to a higher energy level in an atom.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  4. A beam of light passes into this instrument and is split up into lines of different colors (or wavelengths).
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  5. White light passes through a material, and certain wavelengths are absorbed, resulting in dark lines in the spectrum.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  6. An instrument that produces a beam of light of a single color, and with all the waves in phase.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  7. A material absorbs radiation and atoms are excited to higher energy levels. After a delay the atoms drop down to lower energy levels and light is emitted.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser

  8. A material absorbs radiation and atoms are excited to higher energy levels. Immediately, the atoms drop down to lower energy levels and light is emitted.
    1. Excitation
    2. Emission Spectrum
    3. Spectroscope
    4. Incandescence
    5. Absorption spectrum
    6. Fluorescence
    7. Phosphorescence
    8. Laser


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