Visible Light

By: Carolina Lorenzo-Ortiz

Visible Light Definition

It's the range of electromagnetic waves that can be detected by the human eye.

Wavelength and Frequency

Wavelength- 750 nm- 400 nm

Frequency- 4x10 14 - 7.5x10 14 Hz

Uses For Visible Light

  1. To see things
  2. Laser printers
  3. DVD players
  4. weapon aiming systems

Did You Know...

  • As objects grow hotter, they radiate energy dominated by shorter wavelengths, changing color before our eyes.
  • Too much light can damage the retina in your eye
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