infra-red


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infra-red

Pertaining to electromagnetic radiation of wavelengths between 780 nanometers (nm) and 1 mm, being greater than those of visible light but shorter than those of microwaves. Heat radiation.
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The heat source of Spotlight consists of a shortwave, infra-red emitter with a QRC coating, which is connected to a quartz tube of just 5mm diameter.
This initiates a chemical reaction, which produces carbon dioxide, water vapour and infra-red radiation in the long to low medium wave band of the spectrum.
Previously, OP Chocolate had used infra-red, ceramic heaters to pre-heat the moulds.
Today scientists at the University of Derby said using an infra-red digital camera could help determine if a tattoo was an original, or if it was a second tattoo covering the old one A traditional colour camera only picks up what is on the surface of the skin.
Janice Clyne, company director of Sano Spa in Glasgow which houses Scotland's only commercial infra-red sauna, said: "I was convinced infra-red technology would benefit our clients' health.
So far, 50 patients have had new knees fitted using the infra-red cameras and surgeons are now hoping to use similar technology to conduct hip replacements.
Along with a pounds 25,000 investment by Finance Wales's spinout fund, CST has also received support from Nicolet Instruments and PerkinElmer, a leading USbased manufacturer of infra-red equipment.
The change actually added Appendix 1, which has been prefaced by Design of Infra-red Aircraft De-icing Facilities.
A NEW night vision system using infra-red lasers is being developed by Daimler-Chrysler.
A HI-TEC infra-red spy camera is to be used in a crackdown on joyriders who dump and torch stolen cars.
It uses an infra-red system to home in on its target.