far infrared


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far in·fra·red

(fahr in'fră-red)
Portion of light spectrum between 1500 and 12,500 nm.
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And far infrared lamps and saunas have long been used in alternative medicine, most often in conjunction with other treatments, such as acupuncture, said Dr.
The second telescope, the European Space Agency's (ESO) Herschel Space Observatory (formerly the Far Infrared and Sub-millimetre Telescope), is due to be launched on 16 April 2009.
Since water is a good absorber in the far infrared, these studies were executed on samples which were only 1-[micro]m thick.
Brazil - born Raquel Mullen originally used the far infrared heat therapy system to help keep herself trim while on holiday in her homeland two years ago.
We have treated far infrared ray around chests for 15 minutes (40-42) after they rest in bed.
Tokyo, Japan, July 12, 2007 - (JCN) - Far infrared or terahertz waves have some interesting and unique properties, thus RIKEN has been researching how to make, detect and use terahertz waves.
Used from the UV to the far infrared, density neutrality can be achieved for narrow band applications, such as lasers, to wide band applications, such as the spectrum of white light.
5 m diameter) with a complement of 3 instruments capable of recording radiation in the far infrared and sub-millimeter regime of the electromagnetic spectrum.
The Herschel satellite would study formation of galaxies and stars using a far infrared sub millimetre telescope.
The Night Vision System uses images obtained from two far infrared cameras positioned in the lower section of the front bumper to detect the position and movement of heat-emitting objects and determine whether they are in or approaching the vehicle's path.
Because it uses far infrared, it is capable of obtaining a viable image without the use of a light source, as is required by 'near infrared' cameras and is capable of determining whether an object is a pedestrian or not.
The Intelligent Night Vision System uses images obtained from two far infrared cameras positioned in the lower section of the front bumper to detect the position and movement of infrared heat-emitting objects and determine whether they are in or approaching the vehicle's path.