infrared light

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Related to infrared light: ultraviolet light, infrared lamp
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Noun1.infrared light - 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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However, scientists were recently able to give a good head start in the superpower race: by giving ordinary mice the ability to see and locate via infrared light.
Hand ID uses the Z Camera's ability to scan a user's unique circulatory pattern using infrared light making unlocking the phone in the dark just as accurate as during the day.
VelaShape uses vacuum technology to manipulate your skin while infrared light (IR) and bi-polar radio frequency (RF) energies will gently heat fat cells and the surrounding tissue.
The particles convert wavelengths of infrared light - which are too big to be detected by the human retina - into shorter ones that the brain registers as green light.
"The findings are exciting because we were able to perform a series of complex chemical transformations that usually require high-energy, visible light using a noninvasive, infrared light source," said Tomislav Rovis, professor of chemistry at Columbia and co-author of the study.
Within the Sp[O.sub.2] sensor, light emitting diodes shine red and infrared light through the tissue.
Warm objects like human bodies or tank engines emit heat as infrared light. The new stealth sheet offered substantial improvements over other heat-masking technologies.
Under normal conditions, this heat is emitted as infrared light, which cameras equipped with modern-day drones can easily detect.
Light is a very broad term that describes a spectrum of Electromagnetic Rays, including Gamma Rays, Infrared Light, and Ultraviolet Light.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- A NASA sounding rocket experiment has detected a surprising surplus of infrared light in the dark space between galaxies, a diffuse cosmic glow as bright as all known galaxies combined.
To create the sensor, his team engineered a new way to boost the sensitivity of graphene in order to generate an electric signal from infrared light.

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