infrared waves

by: Dylan Hamby


infrared waves lie between visible light and microwaves, on the electromagnetic spectrum. far infrared waves are thermal, so we experience this type of radiation every day from the heat.

definition of infrared


  1. a wavelength just greater than that of the red end of the invisible light spectrum but less of than that of microwaves

4 uses of infrared waves

hot charcoal....special lamps....night-vision...and sometimes to heat food

2 interesting facts

near infrared waves are not hot at all,
  1. These shorter wavelengths ...
    Snakes with 2 sensory pits are even thought to have some depth perception in
    the infrared

infrared frequency

has lower frequency and higher wavelength