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Some examples of radiating infrared waves are burning charcoal, heat from an electric heater, fire or a radiator emitting warmth. Infrared radiation is a type of electromagnetic radiation that objects emit when they are ... More »

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Infrared waves are used to connect remote controls to TVs, to keep food heated and for heat treatment therapy. Infrared technology can also be used for thermal imaging and to see images from space. In addition, some lase... More »

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The infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum can be divided into three regions of infrared waves, all of which have different lengths. Far-infrared waves measure from 300 gigahertz to 30 terahertz, while mid-infr... More »

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The infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum can be divided into three regions of infrared waves, all of which have different lengths. Far-infrared waves measure from 300 gigahertz to 30 terahertz, while mid-infr... More »

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Infrared waves are dangerous because they can cause burns, skin irritation, dehydration, low blood pressure and eye damage. A form of heat radiation, infrared waves are most dangerous at high levels. More »

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Infrared waves are used to connect remote controls to TVs, to keep food heated and for heat treatment therapy. Infrared technology can also be used for thermal imaging and to see images from space. In addition, some lase... More »

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The bending of light, sound or heat waves is known as refraction. Refraction occurs when a light wave, heat wave or sound wave moves from one medium to another. More »

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