Search
Menu
Photonics Dictionary

Vegard-Kaplan bands

The bands found by Vegard in the spectrum of the aurora borealis and by Kaplan in the nitrogen afterglow. They are formed by the effect of metastable nitrogen molecules.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.
Photonics Spectra Optical Design Summit 2024LIVE NOW: Meta-Surface Design: How to Catch the Next Wave in Optics X