Electromagnetic Spectrum

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Electromagnetic Spectrum by Mind Map: Electromagnetic Spectrum

1. Types of waves

1.1. Radio Waves

1.1.1. Wavelength/m

1.1.1.1. 10^-1 - 10^5

1.1.2. Examples

1.1.2.1. Radio

1.1.2.2. Television Communication

1.1.2.3. Radio Telescope

1.2. Microwaves

1.2.1. Wavelength/m

1.2.1.1. 10^-3 - 10^-1

1.2.2. Examples

1.2.2.1. Statellite Communications

1.2.2.2. Television

1.2.2.3. Mobile Phone Networks

1.2.2.4. Microwave Cooking

1.3. Infra-Red Radiation

1.3.1. Wavelength/m

1.3.1.1. 10^-7 - 10^-3

1.3.2. Examples

1.3.2.1. Remote Control of electrical Aplliances

1.3.2.2. Intruder Alarm

1.3.2.3. Infra-red Photography

1.3.2.4. Radiant Heater

1.4. Visible Light

1.4.1. Wavelength/m

1.4.1.1. 10^-7

1.4.2. Examples

1.4.2.1. Optical Fibres

1.4.2.1.1. Medical

1.4.2.1.2. Telecommunications

1.4.2.2. Photosynthesis

1.4.2.3. Laser

1.4.2.3.1. Medical

1.4.2.3.2. Industrial

1.4.2.3.3. Surveying

1.5. Ultra-violet

1.5.1. Wavelength/m

1.5.1.1. 10^-8 - 10^-7

1.5.2. Examples

1.5.2.1. Sunbeds

1.5.2.2. Sterilisation

1.5.2.3. Forgery Detection

1.5.2.4. Fluorescence Effect

1.6. X-rays

1.6.1. Wavelength/m

1.6.1.1. 10^-13 - 10^-8

1.6.2. New node

1.6.2.1. Medical / Dental Inspections

1.6.2.2. Checking Welds

1.6.2.3. Analysis of Crystal Structure

1.6.2.4. Airport Security

1.6.2.5. Treatment of Cancer

1.7. Gamma Rays

1.7.1. Wavelength/m

1.7.1.1. 10^-14 - 10^-10

1.7.2. New node

1.7.2.1. Treatment of Cancer

1.7.2.2. Checking Welds

1.7.2.3. Sterilising Equipment

2. Electromagnetic Waves

2.1. Properties

2.1.1. Transfer Energy from one place to another

2.1.2. They are Transverse Waves

2.1.3. Travel Through Vacuum

2.1.4. Travel Through Vacuum with the Speed of 3X10^8

2.1.5. All show wave properties

2.1.5.1. Reflection

2.1.5.2. Refraction

2.1.6. Obey the wave Equation v=f(namda)