Infrared

Science / Weather / Infrared: The long wave, electromagnetic radiation of radiant heat emitted by all hot objects. On the electromagnetic spectrum, it can be found between microwave radiation and visible light. Water vapor, ozone, and carbon dioxide are capable of absorbing or transmitting infrared radiation. May be referred to as IR.

Infrared Compensation Index

Entertainment / Photography / Infrared Compensation Index: Used to compensate the focus for black and white infrared film. Color ir film generally does not require compensation. MORE

Infrared Spectroscopy

Science / Chemistry / Infrared Spectroscopy: A technique for determining the structure (and sometimes concentration) of molecules by observing how infrared radiation is absorbed by a sample. MORE

Infrared Radiation

Science / Chemistry / Infrared Radiation: Electromagnetic radiation with wavelength longer than visible light but shorter than that of microwaves. Infrared radiation is produced by hot objects; absorption of infrared radiation causes chemical MORE

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