vacuum ultraviolet radiation

vacuum ultraviolet radiation

[′vak·yəm ¦əl·trə′vī·lət ‚rād·ē′ā·shən]
(electromagnetism)
Ultraviolet radiation with a wavelength of less than 200 nanometers; absorption of radiation in this region by air and other gases requires the use of evacuated apparatus for transmission. Abbreviated VUV radiation. Also known as extreme ultraviolet radiation (EUV radiation).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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3 Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Physics Berlin, Germany www.bessy.de/VUVXV/front_content.php
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The C5 location saw less AO, but significant vacuum ultraviolet radiation. The pattern is fairly smooth, with evidence of VUV crazing.