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Synonyms for infrared

the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum

electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than visible light but shorter than radio waves

having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves

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The detector, called the Far-infrared Absolute Spectrophotometer, recorded the location and intensity of interstellar ionized nitrogen at a wavelength of 205 microns, providing the first measurements ever of this spectral line.
Hauser of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., "COBE will see it." However, distinguishing it from other far-infrared sources may prove difficult because of COBE's extreme sensitivity.
Viper mates far-infrared technology (FIR) camera technology with deep-learning computer vision algorithms.
Because of its special chemical structure, it possesses many unique physical and chemical properties [6], such as far-infrared radiation [7, 8] and negative ion release [9, 10].
"It blocks infrared light from coming in from the universe to the ground." German SOFIA E/PO lead Dorte Mehlert puts this into perspective: "If human beings had only far-infrared sensitive eyes, we would not know that there are stars in the sky." To combat this, SOFIA flies in the stratosphere, typically between 38,000 and 45,000ft, positioning the observatory above 99% of the Earth's water vapour.
This helped the researchers trace the PAH emission in mid-infrared bands and the thermal dust emission in far-infrared wavelengths.
Vantablack is the blackest surface coating material for the ultraviolet (UV) to far-infrared (FIR) spectrum.
Far-infrared radiation (FIR), which comprises electromagnetic waves of wavelength 3-1000 [micro]m [1], possesses physiological actions because not only of its high penetrating power in human tissue but also of its ability to elicit both heat-related [2] and nonheat-related [3] biological effects.
"One of the other two 'iron quasars,' IRAS 07598 + 6508 in Camelopardalis, has similar optical and far-infrared characteristics and redshift.
The part of the spectrum used is referred to as near-infrared to distinguish it from far-infrared, which is the domain of thermal imaging.
To do so, it surveyed the entire sky in nine different wavelengths from the far-infrared to radio, in order to eliminate foreground emission from our galaxy and others in the universe.
Chemists and other scientists based in Japan and the US focus on mid-infrared spectroscopy, with some references to near and far-infrared regions.
Because saunas help get rid of toxins through sweat.However, you may also not know that there are different types of saunas.There's a new kind called the far-infrared sauna which works with far infrared rays, a form of electromagnetic radiation, which accounts for 50 per cent of the energy generated by your body.
Branded Permanix, this patent-pending, inorganic UV absorber reportedly features unique broad-spectrum UV absorbance from 200 to 800 nm, including the near-infrared, mid-infrared, and far-infrared regions.