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*  Heat therapy - Wikipedia
Infrared (IR for short) is the part of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum comprised between 0.78 μm and 1 mm wavelength. It ... Heat therapy is most commonly used for rehabilitation purposes. The therapeutic effects of heat include increasing the ... Penetration depth of infrared radiation in our skin is dependent of wavelength. IR-A is the most penetrating, and reaches some ... The use of Heat therapy for deep-seated tissue can be treated with shortwave, microwave, and ultrasonic waves. This produces a ...
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*  Heat therapy - Wikipedia
Infrared (IR for short) is the part of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum comprised between 0.78 μm and 1 mm wavelength. It ... 5] A study from 2005 showed heat therapy to be effective in treating leishmaniasis, a tropical parasitic skin infection. [6] ... Heat therapy is most commonly used for rehabilitation purposes. The therapeutic effects of heat include increasing the ... The use of Heat therapy for deep-seated tissue can be treated with shortwave, microwave, and ultrasonic waves. This produces a ...
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*  Ultraviolet Radiation : OSH Answers
The medium wave UV (UV-B) causes skin burns, erythema (reddening of the skin) and darkening of the skin. Prolonged exposures ... suffered damage in both eyes in the part of the retina that absorbs short wavelength light (bilateral maculopathy). He began ... Effect on the skin. The shortwave UV radiation (UV-C) poses the maximum risk. The sun emits UV-C but it is absorbed in the ... For example, gamma rays are used in cancer therapy to kill cancerous cells and infrared light can be used to keep you warm. ...
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*  Ultraviolet : Wikis (The Full Wiki)
Wavelength types. Microwave · Shortwave · Medium wave · Longwave. Categories: Electromagnetic spectrum , Printing , Ultraviolet ... The purpose of melanin is to absorb UV radiation and dissipate the energy as harmless heat, blocking the UV from damaging skin ... or may fluoresce differently under short wave ultraviolet versus long wave ultraviolet. ... 300-320 nm: Light therapy in medicine. *350-370 nm: Bug zappers (flies are most attracted to light at 365 nm)[2] ...
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*  Diathermy - Wikipedia
Short wave diathermy can also be used for hyperthermia therapy, as an adjuvant to radiation in cancer treatment. Typically, ... Most commercial machines operate at a frequency of 27.12 MHz, a wavelength of approximately 11 meters. Short wave diathermy ... short-wave radio frequencies in the range 1-100 MHz (shortwave diathermy) or microwaves typically in the 915 MHz or 2.45 GHz ... and to induce deep heating in tissue for therapeutic purposes in medicine. It is used in physical therapy and occupational ...
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*  Ultraviolet - Wikipedia
Medium-wave, mostly absorbed by the ozone layer. Ultraviolet C. UVC. 100-280. 4.43-12.4, 0.710-1.987. Short-wave, germicidal, ... Therapy[edit]. Main article: Ultraviolet light therapy. Ultraviolet radiation is helpful in the treatment of skin conditions ... The purpose of melanin is to absorb UV radiation and dissipate the energy as harmless heat, blocking the UV from damaging skin ... However, resonances also generate wavelength dispersion, and thus the phase matching can limit the tunable range of the 4 wave ...
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*  Ultraviolet - Wikipedia
The purpose of melanin is to absorb UV radiation and dissipate the energy as harmless heat, blocking the UV from damaging skin ... Short-wave ultraviolet radiation can destroy DNA in living microorganisms. UVC's effectiveness is directly related to intensity ... UVA/UVB emitting bulbs are also sold for other special purposes, such as tanning lamps and reptile-keeping. A shortwave UV lamp ... In 1878 the sterilizing effect of short-wavelength light by killing bacteria was discovered. By 1903 it was known the most ...
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*  View source for Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation - Engineering and Technology History Wiki
It generated continuous-wave energy in an air-cooled magnetron oscillator tube at a frequency of 2400-2500MHz or a wavelength ... Arons and Sokolov [11] conducted a series of experiments based on the premise of atherinal properties of shortwave therapy in ... The percentage of power used was determined by the spacing from the skin surface, which was generally about 2 in. Treatment ... Freund [50] wrote, in 1904, that clinical trials fell far short of what had been expected, "Consequently in some quarters the ...
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*  Radio wave - Wikipedia
The wavelength is the distance from one peak of the wave's electric field (wave's peak/crest) to the next, and is inversely ... Skywaves: At medium wave and shortwave wavelengths, radio waves reflect off conductive layers of charged particles (ions) in a ... These propagation methods occur in short range radio communication systems such as cell phones, cordless phones, walkie-talkies ... it is given by a parameter called the skin depth of the material, which is the depth within which 63% of the energy is ...
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*  Patente US5186181 - Radio frequency thermotherapy - Google Patentes
External heating with radiation of very short wavelength such as microwaves is minimally effective at depth because the ... shortwave diathermy or magneto-therapy that all the HPA embodiments disclosed and those derived from them are useful also for ... Method for treating skin and underlying tissue. US20040000316 *. 31 Mar 2003. 1 Ene 2004. Knowlton Edward W.. Methods for ... For the present purposes, LE is the evanescent mode most effective exciting range of BCW 13. BCW 13 may either be back ...
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*  Ultraviolet - Wikipedia
Short-wave, germicidal, completely absorbed by the ozone layer and atmosphere Name Abbreviation Wavelength. (nm) Photon energy ... Therapy[edit]. Main article: Ultraviolet light therapy. Ultraviolet radiation is helpful in the treatment of skin conditions ... The purpose of melanin is to absorb UV radiation and dissipate the energy as harmless heat, protecting the skin against both ... Shortwave UV lamps are made using a lamp tube with no phosphor coating composed of fused quartz, since ordinary glass absorbs ...
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*  Ultraviolet - Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Medium wave, mostly absorbed by the ozone layer. Ultraviolet C. UVC. 100-280. 4.43-12.4, 0.710-1.987. Short wave, germicidal, ... Therapy. Main article: Ultraviolet light therapy. Ultraviolet radiation is helpful in the treatment of skin conditions such as ... The purpose of melanin is to absorb UV radiation and dissipate the energy as harmless heat, blocking the UV from damaging skin ... However, resonances also generate wavelength dispersion, and thus the phase matching can limit the tunable range of the 4 wave ...
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*  UV Light
UVA/UVB emitting bulbs are also sold for other special purposes, such as tanning lamps and reptile-keeping. Short-wave ... Ultraviolet light therapy Ultraviolet Ultraviolet radiation is helpful in the treatment of skin conditions such as psoriasis ... Wavelength Wavelength types. Microwave Shortwave Medium wave Longwave. Authority control. GND: 41867 ... Short-wave ultraviolet radiation can destroy DNA DNA in living microorganisms.[104] UVC's effectiveness is directly related to ...
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*  Tesla coil - Wikipedia
Modern shortwave diathermy machines use a higher frequency of 27 MHz, which would have a correspondingly smaller skin depth, ... By the 1930s these were being replaced by "short wave" (10~100 MHz) vacuum tube diathermy machines, which had less danger of ... In the medical therapy called longwave diathermy, RF current of Tesla frequencies was used for decades for deep tissue warming ... Tesla, N. "High frequency currents for medical purposes" in Electrical Engineer, 1891, cited in Saberton, Claude (1920) ...
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*  Microwave oven - Wikipedia
ISBN 2-7011-1756-9 "Cooking with Short Waves" (PDF). Short Wave Craft. New York: Popular Book Corp. 4 (7): 394. November 1933. ... By 1930 the application of short waves to heat human tissue had developed into the medical therapy of diathermy. At the 1933 ... The magnetron was originally a crucial component in the development of short wavelength radar during World War II. In 1937-1940 ... frequency bands set aside for non-communication purposes. For household purposes, 2.45 GHz has the advantage over 915 MHz in ...
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*  Microwave burn - Wikipedia
Frequencies in millimeter wave range are absorbed in the topmost layer of skin, rich in thermal sensors. At lower frequencies, ... the resulting wavelength in the tissue can drop to a fraction of the wavelength in air; e.g. at 10 GHz the wavelength can drop ... For short times, higher temperatures can be tolerated. The damage can be spread over a large area, when the source is a ... Special devices designed or modified for this purpose have to be used; use of kitchen-grade microwave ovens is condemned. ...
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