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near infrared

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The term for shorter wavelengths in the infrared region, extending from about 0.78 (visible, red) to around 2.5 micrometers. Sometimes referred to as very near infrared. See also far infrared.
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Workman, "A review of process near infrared spectroscopy: 1980-1994," Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, vol.
The evolution of wireless near infrared spectroscopy applications in urology and rationale for clinical use.
Near infrared diffuse reflectance for quantitative and qualitative measurement of soluble solids and firmness of delicious and gala apples.
However, dust often hides bars; when examined in the near infrared, the percentage of normal spirals drops to 27.
The mapping was carried out by observing the spectrum of mercury ions over a wide wavelength region from the far ultraviolet to the near infrared. Over 100 energy levels of [Hg.sup.+] were determined in the process, some of them lying near or above the ionization limit.
Prematurely running out of its nitrogen-ice coolant in 1999, Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) was brought back to life in March when astronauts installed a neon-gas refrigerator (SN: 3/16/02, p.
An additional hint that the northernmost and southern clouds have a different origin comes from near infrared images taken at Keck by Hammel's team and a team led by Imke de Pater of the University of California, Berkeley.

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