infrared radiation


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infrared radiation

Radiation emitted or reflected in the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

infrared radiation

Invisible heat radiation emitted from hot bodies.
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Noun1.infrared radiation - electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves
actinic radiation, actinic ray - electromagnetic radiation that can produce photochemical reactions
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That telescope is being designed to analyze faraway objects, in part using the infrared range of the light spectrum, and it would be able to detect the large amount of infrared radiation the haze particles are emitting as part of this proposed process to keep Pluto cold.
When infrared radiation is used to heat or dry moist materials, the radiation impinges the exposed material and penetrates it and then the energy of radiation converts into heat [7].
The material, nanoporous polyethylene, or nanoPE, is a cling wrap-like plastic that lets infrared radiation through.
All objects, including our bodies, throw off heat in the form of infrared radiation, an invisible and benign wavelength of light.
Additional research covering the effects of infrared radiation on the physicochemical properties of rice during storage is needed.
Provision was made in the dryer so that both the infrared radiation intensity and the air temperature could be varied by regulating the voltage through a power regulator.
For detection of different wavelengths, a filter is applied on top of the detector, thus allowing only infrared radiation of a particular wavelength to get through.
Infrared radiation occupies the region of the electromagnetic spectrum between visible light and microwaves.
Although infrared radiation (IR) is not detectable by the human eye, an IR camera can convert it to a visual image that depicts thermal variations across an object or scene.
Suitable for revealing hidden heat- or cold-driven processes and problems, the cameras can detect very small temperature differences from a distance by converting an object's invisible infrared radiation to a visible color image.
of Oregon) and Joseph Michalsky (US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration--NOAA), and aerospace engineer Thomas Stoffel (US Department of Energy) explain that the obscure science of measuring solar and infrared radiation has suddenly become quite important to the renewable energy and climate change research communities.
The infrared radiation melts the plastic surface so that particle formation is minimised during the vibration process.

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