monochromatic radiation

radiation characterized by a single frequency or a single wavelength

Note 1 to entry: If the wavelength is used to characterize a monochromatic radiation, the medium has to be stated.

Note 2 to entry: In practice, monochromatic radiation is radiation of a very small range of frequencies or wavelengths that can be described by stating a single frequency or wavelength.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-01-07 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 4 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-788 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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