Spectrum (disambiguation)


Spectrum (disambiguation)

A spectrum is a condition or value that is not limited to a specific set of values but can vary infinitely within a continuum.

Spectrum may refer to:

In physical sciences:
* electromagnetic spectrum
** visible spectrum or optical spectrum, a subset of the electromagnetic spectrum
** emission spectrum observed in light
** absorption spectrum observed in light
** spectral class of stars in Stellar classification
** spectral class of asteroids
** spectral power distribution of an illuminant
* energy spectrum of a collection of particles (particle physics)
* frequency spectrum of a signal
* power spectrum of a signal
* timbre (spectrum of sound energy) of a musical note

In social and medical sciences:
* economic spectrum
* political spectrum of opinion
* spectrum disorder, in psychiatry

In mathematics:
* spectrum (homotopy theory)
* spectrum of a matrix, in linear algebra
* spectrum of an operator, in functional analysis (a generalisation of the spectrum of a matrix)
* spectrum of a ring, in commutative algebra
* spectrum of a C*-algebra
* spectrum of a theory, in mathematical logic
* Stone space of Boolean algebra

In media:
* "IEEE Spectrum", a magazine
* "NDSU Spectrum", the student newspaper of the North Dakota State University
* "Spectrum" (magazine), an independent Seventh-day Adventist magazine
* Spectrum (TV channel), a defunct Chicago-area pay television broadcaster founded by United Cable
* "The Spectrum" (USLS), the student newspaper of the University of St. La Salle in the Philippines

In popular music:
* Spectrum, a band headed by Peter Kember
* Spectrum (band), an Australian group of the 1970s led by Mike Rudd
* "Spectrum" (album), debut album of fusion drummer, Billy Cobham
* The Spectrum (Sirius), a music channel on Sirius Satellite Radio

;Buildings
* Spectrum (Montreal), a defunct concert venue and local landmark
* Spectrum London, UK, an art gallery
* Guildford Spectrum, a leisure complex in Guildford, England
* Smith Spectrum, a sports arena in Logan, Utah, U.S.A.
* Wachovia Spectrum, formerly "The Spectrum", a sports arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Spectrum may also refer to:
* Spectrum (racing car), a series of Australian open wheel racing cars manufactured by Borland Racing Developments
* Spectrum Range, a mountain range in British Columbia, Canada
* Gaylactic Spectrum Awards or Spectrums, a literary award
* Het Spectrum, a Dutch publishing company
* Sinclair ZX Spectrum, an early British home computer


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Political spectrum — A political spectrum (plural spectra) is a way of modeling different political positions by placing them upon one or more geometric axes symbolizing independent political dimensions.Most long standing spectra include a right wing and left wing,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Spectrum — may refer to:* The Spectrum (Sirius), a channel on Sirius Satellite Radio * The Spectrum (USLS), the student newspaper of the University of St. La Salle * NDSU Spectrum , the student newspaper of North Dakota State University * Wachovia Spectrum …   Wikipedia

  • NDSU Spectrum — For other uses, see The Spectrum (disambiguation). The Spectrum is the student run newspaper of North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. The Spectrum has been in publication since 1896. Its oversight committee is the Board of Student …   Wikipedia

  • Mandala (disambiguation) — Mandala is a geometric symbol of significance in Hinduism and Buddhism. Mandala may also refer to: Mandala (film), a 1981 Korean film Mandala (Southeast Asian history), a model of political power in the history of Southeast Asia Mandala Airlines …   Wikipedia

  • Spectre (disambiguation) — Spectre or specter may refer to:Paranormal* Spectre, a ghost, or another kind of spiritual being or sprite.Fiction* SPECTRE , an evil organization from James Bond novels and films * Spectre (film), a 1977 made for television movie produced and… …   Wikipedia

  • Styx (disambiguation) — Styx may refer to:* Styx (mythology), the river that forms the boundary between the Greek underworld and the world of the living, as well as a goddess and a nymph that represent the river.Popular culture* Styx (band), an American rock band **… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud (disambiguation) — A cloud is a visible mass of condensed droplets or frozen crystals suspended in the air. Cloud(s) may also refer to: Contents 1 Fiction 2 Literature 3 …   Wikipedia

  • X (disambiguation) — X is the twenty fourth letter of the Latin alphabet.X may also refer to:Language*Chi (letter), the twenty second letter of the Greek alphabet, often used to abbreviate Christ *Kha, a letter in the Cyrillic alphabet *Ḫāʼ, a letter in the Arabic… …   Wikipedia

  • Cookie (disambiguation) — A Cookie is a small edible cake. Cookie may also refer to: HTTP cookie, a small parcel of information stored on computers by websites Cuculoris, device for casting shadows Magic cookie (or simply cookie ), a token or short packet of data passed… …   Wikipedia

  • Nebula (disambiguation) — A nebula is a cloud of gas and dust in space. Nebula may also refer to: Contents 1 Science fiction 2 Music 3 Other uses …   Wikipedia