wavelength, \(\lambda\)

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Distance in the direction of @P04881@ of a periodic wave between two successive points where at a given time the phase is the same.
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Green Book, 2nd ed., p. 30 [Terms] [Book]
ISO, 31-5 [Terms] [Book]
PAC, 1996, 68, 957. (Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996)) on page 998 [Terms] [Paper]
See also:
PAC, 1985, 57, 105. (Names, symbols, definitions and units of quantities in optical spectroscopy (Recommendations 1984)) on page 109 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1996, 68, 2223. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2283 [Terms] [Paper]