Essays Tagged: "Electromagnetic spectrum"

Gamma Rays

Gamma Rays are Waves on the electromagnetic Spectrum that have aWavelength of 10 or Higher and 11 down. Gamma Rays are produced ... died gamma rays to gain a better understanding of theastronomical process. Gamma rays are a form of Electromagnetic radiationsimilar to X-rays. Gamma rays carry millions of electron volts. As gammaray ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Differences in Radio AM and FM

FM ). These two kinds of wave have many differences. Radio waves are among the many types of electromagnetic waves that travel within the electromagnetic spectrum. Radio waves can be defined by ... In AM transmission, the amplitude of the carrier waves varies to match changes in the electromagnetic waves coming from the radio studio. In FM transmission, the amplitude of the carrier ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Lasers

om violet, indigo, and blue, to green,yellow, orange, and red. These make up the visible part of theelectromagnetic spectrum. Light is made up of particles, called PHOTONS,which travel in waves. The d ... ht. Violet light has the shortest wavelength while red hasthe longest. There are other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum whichincludes infra-red, radar, television radio and micro- waves (past red ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Laser, What its all about and made of

om violet, indigo, and blue, to green,yellow, orange, and red. These make up the visible part of theelectromagnetic spectrum. Light is made up of particles, called PHOTONS,which travel in waves. The d ... ht. Violet light has the shortest wavelength while red hasthe longest. There are other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum whichincludes infra-red, radar, television radio and micro- waves (past red ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

CFC'S detroy the Ozone

timate source of energy for our planet is the sun. This energy travels through space in the form of Electromagnetic Radiation. Furthermore, this electromagnetic radiation is often referred to as waves ... length, therefore, wavelengths. The sun has a wide range of wavelengths. This range is known as the Electromagnetic Spectrum. In this spectrum there is Gamma, Ultraviolet, Visible, Infrared, and Radio ...

(9 pages) 72 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Light and colour.

has a different lambda, or wavelength. All of the wavelengths of light together are called the EM (electromagnetic) SPECTRA.Packets of lightNot only does light move in waves, it also moves with a flo ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Observing Stars.

possible because of the emission and reflection of light. 'Light' is the better-known term for the electromagnetic spectrum, which includes waves in the visible, ultra-violet, infra-red, microwave, r ... um is so large that no region is distinct, several overlap each other. Each of these regions in the electromagnetic spectrum represent transverse waves, travelling as electrical and magnetic fields wh ...

(11 pages) 97 1 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

RADIO WAVES IN THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

Wavelength and its relation to other wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrumRadio waves have the biggest and longest wavelengths in the Electromagnetic ...

(3 pages) 78 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Gamma Rays

Gamma Rays are Waves on the electromagnetic Spectrum that have a Wavelength of 10 or Higher and 11 down. Gamma Rays are produced ... ied gamma rays to gain a better understanding of the astronomical process. Gamma rays are a form of Electromagnetic radiation similar to X-rays. Gamma rays carry millions of electron volts. As gamma r ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The big bang- how the universe began

o Infrared Radiation wavelength range.b) Radio WavesRadio waves have the longest wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum. Radio waves can be either very long or very short. Radio waves are extreme ... of the light they emit has very large wavelengths. These long waves are in the radio region of the electromagnetic spectrum. Radio telescopes gather and focus the radio waves from an object in space; ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Telescopes

oints. The focus points are so advanced that one can look at an individual wavelengths of the sun's electromagnetic spectrum in vast detail.Terra, launched in December 1999, was put into orbit to obse ...

(1 pages) 425 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Workplace Dilemma Issue

owers the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (it is a very large, two-tower site). This equipment produces Electromagnetic Field emissions (EMF) also called Electromagnetic Radiation is, according to Answers ... , infrared light, radar, microwaves, TV, radio, cellphones and all electronic transmission systems. Electromagnetic radiation is made up of electric and magnetic fields that move at right angles to ea ...

(4 pages) 253 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ultaviolet Rays

Ultraviolet Rays Ultraviolet rays are part of the electromagnetic spectrum. It has wavelengths shorter than Visible light but longer than X-rays. It m ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Long Physics Notes: Communications and Space: Not all dot points covered in this assignment

The World Communicates:1.1 Recall two essential properties that distinguish electromagnetic waves from all other waves.1) Electromagnetic waves do not require a medium to trave ... ed by electric and magnetic fields oscillating together but perpendicular to each other so that the electromagnetic wave moves in a direction perpendicular to both of the fields [this is caused by acc ... the fields [this is caused by accelerating charges, whereas other waves rely on vibrations].2) All electromagnetic waves travel at the speed of light - 3.0 x 108 ms-1. Based on the formula v=f&Lambda ...

(10 pages) 20 0 2.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Wireless Technology

ecurity 114Conclusion 115Recommendations and Implementation 12References 14List of FiguresFigure 1: Electromagnetic Spectrum 5Figure 2: Radiation absorbed by an average head when using 6wireless telep ... ssistants (PDA) and cell phones.1.4.1BackgroundWireless technology was developed through the use of electromagnetic spectrum. Below is a visual representation of the electromagnetic spectrum.Figure 1E ...

(14 pages) 217 1 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Microwaves

microwaves usually at a frequency of 2.45 GHz (a wavelength of 12.24 cm). Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic energy, like light waves or radio waves, and occupy a part of the electromagnetic sp ...

(6 pages) 15 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Role of the National Cyberspace for American National Security

more closely to cyberwar was described as a domain characterized by the use of electronics and the electromagnetic spectrum to store, modify, and exchange data via networked systems and associated ph ...

(12 pages) 66 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Wireless Networking, Personal Area Networks

an existing systemInfrared TechnologyAs depicted in Fig. 1, infrared radiation is the region of the electromagnetic spectrum between microwaves and visible light. In infrared communication an LED tran ... er, any time electric current travels through a wire, the air, or runs an appliance, it produces an electromagnetic field. It is important to remember that electromagnetic fields are found everywhere ...

(9 pages) 61 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Effects of UV Rays

Ultraviolet radiation (UV) is an electromagnetic spectrum between x-rays and visible light. The sun radiates energy in a wide range o ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hubble Space Telescope V Planck Comparative EssayThis Essay is an analysis of each space telescope; competitively distinguishing how data is collected, the orbital mechanics of each craft and the contributions to our understanding of the universe.

earchers and scientists to get a better understanding of the universe through the interpretation of electromagnetic waves at a variation of frequencies. There are two types of telescopes: Optical and ... ing, comparing and contrasting each's aspects and performance relative to three central positions:1.Electromagnetic spectrum analysis - fundamental concepts of frequency/waves and design of each craft ...

(8 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy