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Descriptor English: Doppler Effect
Descriptor Spanish: Efecto Doppler
Descriptor Portuguese: Efeito Doppler
Descriptor French: Effet Doppler
Entry term(s): Doppler Shift
Effect, Doppler
Shift, Doppler
Tree number(s): G01.226
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004301
Scope note: Changes in the observed frequency of waves (as sound, light, or radio waves) due to the relative motion of source and observer. The effect was named for the 19th century Austrian physicist Johann Christian Doppler.
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PHYSICS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under PHYSICS 1975-90
Entry Version: DOPPLER EFF
DeCS ID: 4361
Unique ID: D004301
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2016/03/22
Doppler Effect - Preferred
Concept UI M0006762
Scope note Changes in the observed frequency of waves (as sound, light, or radio waves) due to the relative motion of source and observer. The effect was named for the 19th century Austrian physicist Johann Christian Doppler.
Preferred term Doppler Effect
Entry term(s) Doppler Shift
Effect, Doppler
Shift, Doppler



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