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Infrared Waves

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Austin Gough

on 14 February 2013

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By: Austin, Bobby,
and Kelly Infrared Waves Mid. Range Infrared Waves Military Use Animals Electronics Home Use Infrared Mapping Near Infrared Waves The military and police force depend on infrared for many things

Night vision goggles

Heat seeking missiles

Enemy tracking Some animals use infrared to find food

Squirrels Infrared waves are used in more than just electronics

security systems Electronics are a major use of infrared waves

computer mice
DVD players
CD players
Cell Phones Don't produce Heat

Shortest wavelength

0.75-1.4 µm wavelength Far Infrared Waves William Herschel Bibliography What Is Infrared means "Below Red"

Between microwaves & visible light

Not all produce heat Works Cited
"Infrared Facts." Infrared Radiation Facts. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th Ed., n.d. Web.
Infrared Waves. NASA, n.d. Web.
Kaine-krolak, Maureen, MSEE, OTR, Mark E. Novak, BSEE, and PE Trace R&D Center. 1995. TS. UW Madison, Madison,WI. Closing the Gap. Web. 7 Feb. 2013.
Who Discovered Infrared Light. Bryn Mawr, n.d. Web.
"Wikipedia." Infrared. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Feb. 2013. Discovered infrared Waves

Used three thermometers, 1 on each side of visible light spectrum, 1 in visible light Produce heat

longest wavelength

15-1,000 µm(µ=micro) wavelength Heat seeking

medium sized wavelength

8-15 µm wavelength Can be colored or black and white

Lighter the color hotter the object Dog
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