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visible spectrum

[′viz·ə·bəl ′spek·trəm]
(spectroscopy)
The range of wavelengths of visible radiation.
A display or graph of the intensity of visible radiation emitted or absorbed by a material as a function of wavelength or some related parameter.
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Sunlight is made up of different wavelengths of colors; the visible spectrum is the wavelength most absorbed by the solar cells.
The top row consists of light emitting diodes (LED's) which in reverse bias mode, offer the feature that an LED will be receptive to wavelengths of light, less than their own peak wavelength and covering that area of the visible spectrum of [lambda] = 520 nm to 400 nm with some incursion into the ultraviolet region of the spectrum to as low as 200 nm.
Spectral tuning of these plasmonic resonances through modification of the geometry parameters produces two distinct Fano resonances in the visible spectrum.
Some wonders are outside the visible spectrum, others are too fast, too slow, too small or too remote for our eyes and brains to interpret.
After almost three decades of focusing almost exclusively on radar stealth, the US aerospace industry is exploring new technologies to achieve stealth in the visible spectrum.
Fully multi-coated optics with phase-correction coatings deliver excellent resolution while also increasing light transmission across the visible spectrum.
The next five chapters expand our window stepwise into the Universe, discussing each of the wavelength bands, starting with visible light and moving beyond to both sides of the visible spectrum into the less familiar infrared, ultraviolet, radio/microwaves and X-rays/gamma rays.
Isis Innovation researchers claim to have developed a second-generation thin film inorganic solar cell system that performs in the visible spectrum of light and is not composed of finite rare earth and/or toxic materials.
Sunlight, the combination of all wavelengths of the visible spectrum, produces white light and has a color temperature of 4,000 to 5,000 degrees Kelvin.
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Cotte's camera uses sensors to detect light from both the visible spectrum and the infrared and ultraviolet ranges invisible to the human eye, allowing him to, in effect, burrow through layers of paint to "see" into the painting's past.
The power to safely and efficiently cure in seconds upon exposure to light in the visible spectrum.