An extension of a @M04009@, a number of exit slits being placed in the focal plane, so allowing a number of discrete bands to pass through (to fall, for example, upon a number of photomultipliers).
Source: Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 156 [Terms] [Book]
Cite as: IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). Online version (2019-) created by S. J. Chalk. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.