Definitions for "Spectroscopic"
of or relating to or involving spectroscopy; "spectroscospic analysis"
Keywords:  pertaining
Of or pertaining to a spectroscope, or spectroscopy.
The term refers to the use of light (either lasers or lamps) to examine the molecule. The light interacts with the molecule to excite either the molecule's motions or electrons. This interaction provides a signature response that can be measured with laboratory equipment. The signals provide information about the molecule's motion, or structure or electronic states.