far-infrared radiation


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far-infrared radiation

(fär′ĭn′frə-rĕd′)
n. Abbr. FIR
Electromagnetic radiation having the longest wavelengths in the infrared region, often between 15 and 1,000 micrometers. Also called far-red radiation.
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The structures and morphologies of VST and copolymer p (VST/MMA/BA) were characterized by IR, SEM, and EDX, and their mechanical properties and performances in far-infrared radiation and negative ion release were evaluated quantitatively.
A 5DX Fourier transform infrared spectrometer was utilized to measure the far-infrared radiation of copolymers.
In order to study the performance of p (VST/ MMA/BA) copolymer, the influence of VST dosage on the properties of negative ion release, far-infrared radiation, and mechanical properties of p (VST/MMA/BA) copolymer film were investigated quantitatively.
Kabaya, "Biological activities caused by far-infrared radiation," International Journal of Biometeorology, vol.
Inoue, "Sleep-enhancing effects of far-infrared radiation in rats," International Journal of Biometeorology, vol.
Other recommendations include: more frequent Explorer telescope missions; construction of SOFIA, a 2.5-meter telescope that would probe far-infrared radiation from its vantage point inside a Boeing 747; and a space mission aimed at a 1,000-fold improvement in the precision with which scientists locate celestial bodies.
As reported in the October ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL, he found they typically emit 500 times more far-infrared radiation than our star apparently does.