in spectrochemical analysis
A high intensity source with narrow spectral bandwidth, with and without @F02527@ and/or Raman shifting. Its use may enable the spectral apparatus to be omitted. Tunable lasers may be either continuous (CW) or pulsed in nature.
PAC, 1988, 60, 1449. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis - VII. Molecular absorption spectroscopy, ultraviolet and visible (UV/VIS) (Recommendations 1988)) on page 1453 [Terms] [Paper]