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Synonyms for ultraviolet

having or employing wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays

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Every two years, the leaders of the ultraviolet industry come together to discuss the latest developments in the technology and to honor the best from among their ranks.
While the report noted that ultraviolet radiation does have such beneficial effects as producing vitamin D, dangers from sun over-exposure are much greater.
When the newly developed near ultraviolet LED is combined with the mixture of phosphor of the three primary colors (red/green/blue), it achieves high levels of color rendering property, enabling its use in general lighting.
Ultraviolet light, to the kind that Genesis Air Photocatalysis uses to combat airborne contamination, has been employed for years in hospitals and critical situations to kill bacteria, viruses, and other contaminants.
Environmental Protection Agency and National Weather Service predict the next day's levels of ultraviolet radiation (UV index).
The American Academy of Ophthalmology suggests looking for labels that promise 99 percent to 100 percent protection from ultraviolet rays, both UV-A and UV-B.
At first, the ultraviolet rays would be blocked by the dust cloud, which sets the stage for a greater disaster later on.
Ultraviolet want to pick up where Nirvana, The Pixies, and Superchunk left off.
And, in fact, the average child receives three times the annual ultraviolet exposure of the average adult, and one in 10 will develop skin cancer before age 18.
How can ultraviolet or "invisible" light be used in law enforcement?
Dolby is proud to serve as their trusted partner for UltraViolet CFF and apply our nearly 50 years of audio and video innovation to help ensure that the quality of the UltraViolet enabled entertainment experience exceeds every consumer expectation.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ultraviolet Association will present a panel discussion on the fast developing new applications of ultraviolet technology for the disinfection of health care settings as part of its World Congress being held in Las Vegas this fall.
At far-southern latitudes, the concentration of stratospheric ozone--an atmospheric constituent that provides protection against the sun's ultraviolet radiation--has dropped about 14 percent in the past 4 decades, says Barry Lomax of the University of Sheffield in England.
For starters, chronic exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays--an invisible form of radiation that penetrates and alters the structure of skin cells--can cause irreversible, even deadly damage.
Today, leading manufacturers are pushing deeper into the ultraviolet spectrum.