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Electromagnetic Spectrum


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Electromagnetic Spectrum

  1. 1. Electromagnetic Spectrum
  2. 2. Electromagnetic Spectrum ( Introduction ) <ul><li>The electromagnetic (EM) spectrum is just a name that scientists give a bunch of types of radiation when they want to talk about them as a group. Radiation is energy that travels and spreads out as it goes-- visible light that comes from a lamp in your house and radio waves that come from a radio station are two types of electromagnetic radiation. Other examples of EM radiation are microwaves , infrared and ultraviolet light, X-rays and gamma-rays . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types Of Radiations <ul><li>Radio Waves </li></ul><ul><li>Microwaves </li></ul><ul><li>Infrared Radiation </li></ul><ul><li>Visible Light </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra-Violet Ray </li></ul><ul><li>X-Ray </li></ul><ul><li>Gamma-Ray </li></ul>- Low Frequency & Longest Wavelengths - High Frequency & Shortest Wavelengths
  4. 5. Applications Of Radiation <ul><li>Radio Waves - Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Microwaves - Heat Food In Microwaves Oven </li></ul><ul><li>Infrared Radiation – Remote Controllers </li></ul><ul><li>Visible Light – Allow Us To See </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra-Violet Ray - Sunbed </li></ul><ul><li>X-Ray – Checking Of Fractured Bones </li></ul><ul><li>Gamma-Ray – Kill Cancer Cells </li></ul>