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Electromagnetic Spectrum
This chart shows the electromagnetic spectrum and lists some of the sources of various types of energy at different wavelengths. (Click for a larger image.) © UC Regents

Globe icon Learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum on the Spectra From the Space Web site.

Related to chapter 2 in the print guide.
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For an overview of the EM Spectrum, see the Electromagnetic Spectrum Cards.

Glossary Terms

Click for the definitions of the following words that are used on this page: (Definitions appear in a pop-up window.)

extreme ultraviolet
gamma rays
infrared radiation
ultraviolet radiation
white light

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