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Spectroscopy
Instrument spectral parameters
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The EM spectrum explained


Complementary colors of the Electromagnetic spectrum.


The Colors of Visible Radiation ¹



Wavelength Range nm Color seen by Instrument
Absorption color
Color seen by Human Eye
Complement color
400 - 465 Violet Yellowish green
465 - 482 Blue Yellow
482 - 487 Greenish blue Orange
487 - 493 Blue green Red orange
493 - 498 Bluish green Red
498 - 530 Green Red purple
530 - 559 Yellowish green Reddish purple
559 - 571 Yellow green Purple
571 - 576 Greenish yellow Violet
576 - 580 Yellow Blue
580 - 587 Yellowish orange Blue
587 - 597 Orange Greenish blue
597 - 617 Reddish orange Blue green
617 - 780 Red Blue green



Reference:
1. "Analytical Absorption Spectroscopy", D.B. Judd; M.G. Melon (Ed.)
Chap. 9, Wiley, New York, 1950.



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