infrared emission


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infrared emission

[¦in·frə¦red i′mish·ən]
(physics)
The act of emitting infrared waves.
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This article commemorates Callahan's discovery that insects "smell" pheromones electronically by tuning into their infrared emissions.
This means that the infrared emission is coming mostly from the galaxy's reservoir of cold gas being converted into stars with an "unusually" high efficiency.
Big plumes could temporarily block the planet's infrared emission, explaining the drop to lower temperatures.
Marc Abreu, who originally identified the BTT and is one of the authors on the infrared emission study.
If the infrared emission was just from the burst's afterglow, it should have faded away before then.
These bands suggest that ionized water molecules from the rings travel down magnetic field lines into Saturn's ionosphere, where they "quench" a certain infrared emission that otherwise ought to arise.
The dusty part, he said, is interesting because it dominates the infrared emission of active galactic nuclei and can be easily observed.
WD 0806-661 B emits only feeble infrared emission, and none that's been detected at wavelengths shorter than 4.
Spitzer can't directly image disks around these stars, but the excess infrared emission it detected around six of these stars indicates that each has a debris disk.
Ion Optics has developed a patented optical platform technology for controlling (tuning) the infrared emission and absorption wavelengths of a silicon surface using two-dimensional photonic crystals produced through standard, high-volume, semiconductor manufacturing techniques.
We have developed patented optical platform technology for controlling (tuning) the infrared emission and absorption wavelengths of a silicon surface.