a transverse wave that involves the transfer of electric and magnetic energy
the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter or space
the light that passes through
light can cause an electron to move so much it is knocked out of the metal
a packet of light energy
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order of increasing frequency
elelectromagnetic waves with the longest wave lengths and lowest frequencies
shorter wavelengths and higher frequencies
uses reflected microwaves to detect objects and measure their distance and speed
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than those of microwaves
an image that shows reigons of different temperatures in different colors
electromagnetic waves that you can see
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths just shorter than those of visible light
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths just shorter than ultraviolet rays
electromagnetic waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest frequancies
a method of broadcasting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave
a method of broadcasting signals by changing the frequency of a wave
For waves on the surface of the ocean or lakes
This article is about the scalar physical quantity
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something (such as a sound wave or a radio wave)
Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time
In physics, the wavelength of a sinusoidal wave is the spatial period of the wave—the distance over which the wave's shape repeats,
the lowest turning point of a wave cycle
A crest is a point on the wave where the displacement of the medium is at a maximum.
A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer.
Longitudinal waves, also known as "l waves", are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the direction of travel of the wave.
the point or place where something begins or is created
Infrared (IR) is invisible radiant energy,
Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum longer than infrared light.
Ultraviolet (UV) light is an electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 nm (30 PHz) to 380 nm (750 THz), shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays.
A gamma wave is a pattern of neural oscillation in humans with a frequency between 25 and 100 Hz, though 40 Hz is typical.
Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can see
Space void of matter.
is a form of electromagnetic radiation
a type of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma-rays
pertaining to, or produced by electromagnetism.
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the longest wavelength
Distance from a center line to the top of a crest or the bottom of a trough
The distance between crests of a wave
Allows us to see the colors of the stars
Detect wavelengths emitted from hot stars
Our biggest evidence that the universe is expanding and the big bang happened
A theory our universe began as a single atom and began a violent expansion at the speed of light
Helps us detect black holes
Detects what an item is made up of
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the highest frequency
Form of energy that is all around us and takes many forms
Range of all types of radiation.
These detect infrared rays of heat
One Earth Year
Number of waves passing a point in a certain time.
Energy being emitted from a source
Which type of electromagnetic waves has the longest wavelength?
Which Type of Electromagnetic wave does your body emit?
What decreases in a wave, when the frequency is decreased?
Which type of electromagnetic wave causes a chemical glow in a fluorescent light bulb ?
what color in visible light spectrum has the highest freuency
What is energy carried by an electromagnetic wave is called
This wave is used at airports to screen passengers
These waves are used for satellite communication,
A wave that you can see with your sees.(unaided)
Physicians can use these waves to destroy cancerous cells
having a wavelength just greater than that of the red end of the visible light spectrum but less than that of microwaves. Infrared radiation has a wavelength from about 800 nm to 1 mm, and is emitted particularly by heated objects is what type of wave ?
a wave of energy with a frequency within the electromagnetic spectrum, generated by the periodic fluctuation of an electromagnetic field resulting from the acceleration or oscillation of an electric charge. Electromagnetic waves can be reflected, refracted, and polarized, and exhibit interference and diffraction effects which is what type of wave ?
energy emitted as waves, usually electromagnetic waves, through space or some other medium is what type of energy ?
the range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromagnetic radiation extends, is what type of spectrum ?
an electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication is a ?
The visible spectrum is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to the human eye. Electromagnetic radiation in this range of wavelengths is called visible light or simply light. A typical human eye will respond to wavelengths from about 390 to 700 nm, which is ?
UV radiation: Ultraviolet radiation. Invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun, can burn the skin, and cause skin cancer. UV radiation is made up of three types of rays -- ultraviolet A (UVA), ultraviolet B (UVB), and ultraviolet C (UVC) all of these examples are what types of radiation ?
an electromagnetic wave of high energy and very short wavelength, which is able to pass through many materials opaque to light is what exactly ?
penetrating electromagnetic radiation of a kind arising from the radioactive decay of atomic nuclei are what type of rays ?
a high-frequency electromagnetic wave modulated in amplitude or frequency to convey a signal is which type of wave ?
an accurate worldwide navigational and surveying facility based on the reception of signals from an array of orbiting satellites is what ?
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
A wave that moves the medium in a direction prependicular to the direction in which the wave travels
A wave that moves a medium in a direction parallel to the direction in which the wave travels
The highest part of a transverse wave
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together
The part of a longitudinal wave wheree the particles of the medium are far apart
The number of complete waves that pass a givin point in a certian amount of time
The lowest part of a transverse wave
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelenghts and lowest frequencies
Radio waves with the shortest wavelenghts and the highest frequenies
Electromagnetic waves with the wavelenghts shorter than radio waves but longer than visible light
Electromagnetic waves that are visible to the human eye
Electromagnetic waves with the wavelenghts shorter tahn visible light ,but longer than X-rays
Electromagnetic waves with wavelenghts shorter than ultraviolet rays, but longer than gamma rays
Electromagnetic waves with the shortestwavelenghts and highest frequencies
Transverse wave that transfer electrical and magnetic energy
The change in frequency of awave as its source move in relation to an observer
The material through which a wave travels
An image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors
Used to study the composition,distance,energy,and temperature of objects in space.
Longest wavelength in the EM Spectrum and has the lowest frequency.
Have shorter wavelengths than Radio Waves and are used for radar images
Wavelengh that is detected as heat
The only waves we can see with out naked eye,its waves combine to make the color white.
Electromagnetic wave that is emitted by our sun.
Electromagnetic waves used to view organs and bones
Electromagnetic Wave with the shortest wavelength and the most energy.
The further apart light waves are,the lower the frequency,and the redder the light.
The closer the light waves are,the higher the frequency,and the bluer the light
Describes the number of waves that pass a fixed place given amout of time.
The distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of the next wave.
A spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a source.
Bright line emission spectra is a chemical "fingerprint" for the particular element. Emission
The lower the energy the lower the...
Scientist use spectroscopes to observe a star's spectrum or
These waves carry signal to your television, cell phone, and your
These waves heat up most of the food we eat
These waves are visible to your eye and contain 7 colors that is called
Doctors use these rays to kill diseased cells
Tungsten Halogen Light
is a lens that possesses at least one surface that curves inwards
involve the transport of energy without the transport of matte
s a wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium.
oscillates perpendicular to the axis along which the wave travels
is a region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together.
hat are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity
the maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation, measured from the position of equilibrium.
distance between one peak or crest of a wave and the next peak or crest.
common unit of frequency is the hertz (Hz), corresponding to one crest per second.
The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters.
typically accompanied by interference between the wave forms produced.
he process in which two or more light, sound, or electromagnetic waves of the same frequency combine to reinforce or cancel each other
is the characteristic of a sound that is primarily a psycho-physiological correlate of physical strength (amplitude).
a sound is determined by the rate of vibration, or frequency, of the sound wave.
a sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.
an increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, or other waves as the source and observer move toward (or away from) each other
a typical example: "the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships
which a system oscillates when not subjected to a continuous or repeated external force.
ncrease in amplitude of oscillation of an electric
ncrease in amplitude of oscillation of an electric
that is a part of the harmonic series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it.
series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it.
prolongaprolongation of a sound; resonance.
vibrates in response to sound waves; the tympanic membrane.
one of the waves that are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity
energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation such as heat or x-rays.
an electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication
light rays which are longer than light but shorter than radio waves. Electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength between
a form of electromagnetic (EM) radiation, as are radio waves, infrared radiation, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and microwaves.
in the part of the electromagnetic spectrum where wavelengths are just shorter than those of ordinary, visible violet light but longer than those of x-rays.
stream of such photons used for their penetrating power in radiography, radiology, radiotherapy, and scientific research.
penetrating electromagnetic radiation of a kind arising from the radioactive decay of atomic nuclei.
a high-frequency electromagnetic wave modulated in amplitude or frequency to convey a signal.
system of satellites, computers, and receivers that is able to determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by calculating the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver.
he range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromagnetic radiation extends.
the range of wavelengths
he emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium
EM waves with frequencies between microwaves and visible light
electromagnetic waves with the lowest frequencies
the range of all electromagnetic frequencies
a type of wave that does not require a medium to travel; a disturbance that transfers energy through a field
EM waves with frequencies above visible light and below x-rays
EM waves with frequencies between ultraviolet light and gamma rays
electromagnetic waves with the highest frequencies
the passage of a wave through a medium
a tool that uses refraction to separate the wavelengths that make up light
the part of the EM spectrum that human eyes can see
EM waves that are used in radar and cell phones