Essays Tagged: "Wavelength"

Gamma Rays

Gamma Rays are Waves on the electromagnetic Spectrum that have aWavelength of 10 or Higher and 11 down. Gamma Rays are produced in labsthrough the process of nuclea ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Creation and the Cosmos.

ther galaxies. He noted that the light from these galaxies was shifted toward the red. That is it's wavelength was longer than that of the light emitted from the corresponding atoms in the lab. Furthe ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.4 Dec/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Differences in Radio AM and FM

lectronically), which is number of times they pass through a complete cycle per second; or by their wavelength, which is determined by the distance (by meters) that is traveled from the crest of one w ... Furthermore, FM has much better sound than AM because AM has different frequency and wavelength than FM. AM stations broadcast on frequencies of between 535 and 1605 kilohertz. The FM b ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Lasers

e up of particles, called PHOTONS,which travel in waves. The difference in the colour depends on thewavelength of the light. Violet light has the shortest wavelength while red hasthe longest. There ar ... e spectrum are the other invisibleradiations, ultra- violet, X rays, micro waves and gamma rays. Thewavelength of the light is important to the subject of the laser. A laser is madeup of COHERENT ligh ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Laser, What its all about and made of

e up of particles, called PHOTONS,which travel in waves. The difference in the colour depends on thewavelength of the light. Violet light has the shortest wavelength while red hasthe longest. There ar ... e spectrum are the other invisibleradiations, ultra- violet, X rays, micro waves and gamma rays. Thewavelength of the light is important to the subject of the laser. A laser is madeup of COHERENT ligh ...

(4 pages) 88 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Waves and How They Affect Life.

ave is a sound wave or a light wave it consists of the basic similar parts. These waves all contain wavelength and frequency. A longer wavelength will mean a smaller energy level, as to where a shorte ... and negatively.UV. Radiation in sunlight is divided up into three separate parts which are based on wavelengths, or more commonly read as energy. These parts are UV-A , UV-B., and UV-C.. UV-A. is 320- ...

(8 pages) 70 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Observing Stars.

ectrical and magnetic fields which interact perpendicularly to each other, with different ranges of wavelength. The magnetic field oscillates vertically and the electric field horizontally, and each f ... _ = 3 x 108 ms-1 Ö(mo eo) The relationship between the speed of all electromagnetic radiation, wavelength (l) and frequency (f) is shown to be c = l f. Because the Universe is so vast, interstell ...

(11 pages) 97 1 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Oceanography: Waves

down; the crest seen as the highest point of the rope and the trough seen as the lowest point. The wavelength is the distance between one point on a wave to the corresponding point on the successive ... ponding point on the successive wave. The amplitude of a wave is measured by taking ½ of the wavelength. The wave height is the measurement from the crest to the trough of the wave. The frequen ...

(6 pages) 63 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

RADIO WAVES IN THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

Wavelength and its relation to other wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrumRadio waves have the ... lation to other wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrumRadio waves have the biggest and longest wavelengths in the Electromagnetic spectrum. These waves can range from as long as one football pitc ...

(3 pages) 78 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Optical Networks

based on optical technologies and components that provide routing, grooming, and restoration at the wavelength level as well as wavelength-based services.As networks face increasing bandwidth demand a ...

(3 pages) 107 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Optical Networks

twists and turns.In telecommunications applications, the light used is typically infrared light, at wavelengths near to the minimum absorption wavelength of the fiber in use. Fibers are generally used ...

(3 pages) 73 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

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 in labs through the process of nucle ...

(3 pages) 24 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Laser

t intensity and absolute purity. Unlike other ordinary rays of light, laser beams exist at a single wavelength and can be reflected by carefully positioned mirrors so that the beam does not spread out ...

(1 pages) 35 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

WAVES

veral different characteristics which make up the wave. These characteristics consist of amplitude, wavelength, and frequency. When multiplying the wavelength times the frequency you will get the spee ... of the wave. Electromagnetic spectrum is a diagram that arranges electromagnetic waves in order of wavelength and frequency. On the electromagnetic spectrum radio waves have the lowest frequencies an ...

(3 pages) 60 1 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Standing waves

ed depends on the tension of the string and the mass per unit length. The vibration does affect the wavelength of the wave.Let us consider a length of string attached at one end to a vibrating object ... l, for columns open at one end L=nλ/4 N=1, 3, 5, ...Notice that only odd integers of quarter wavelengths are applicable. Even integers would also be integers of half wavelength--in which case t ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Modern Communication - Fiber Optics.

is using lasers sent through optical fibers. A laser beam is electromagnetic radiation of a single wavelength. One tiny fiber can carry thousands more phone conversations than the traditional copper ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" - McMurphy analysis

ct in a rather unwelcoming manner, making the reader believe that they are all thinking on the same wavelength, and that they seem to be a group of robots that are programmed in the same manner. This ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hydrogen Spectrum

are only 6 (indigo does not exist). The colors of the spectrum actually correspond to the different wavelengths of light. When the different wavelengths travel through the prism they bend at different ... line spectrum.The hydrogen spectrum is a line spectrum. Lines of colored light, which represent the wavelength, are given off when atoms gain or loose energy. Light carries energy, photons. Each photo ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Diffraction and interference of light

The objective of this experiment is to measure the wavelength of Sodium (Na) light using the property of diffraction of light; And to measure the Rydbe ... diffraction was calculated using the formula tan θ = y/L to get θ = 3.27о and the wavelength (λ) was calculated using the formula d sin θ = n λ to get 5.7 X 10-7 ... d 5.63 X 10-7 when the distance between each slit was 1/100mm and 1/300mm respectively. The average wavelength of sodium is λNa = 5.65 X 10-7. The same formulas were used to calculate the wavel ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Photosynthesis lab report

s a food making process for algae and plants. The photosynthesis process rate varies from different wavelengths and intensities of light. This lab will evaluate the optimal wavelengths and degrees of ... oplast will be prepared in a number of cuvettes. The cuvettes were tested individually at different wavelengths and intensities to find the optimal rate of photosynthesis by using a spectrophotometer, ...

(7 pages) 129 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology