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10 terms

Alex B science quiz

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Luminous
a description of an object that gives off its own light
Photons
a packet of electromagnetic energy
Phosphor
a solid material that emits light by fluorescence
Mirage
a false or distorted image
Translucent
a description of a material that scatters light that passes through it
Electric Field
a region of space that produces magnetic forces
Thermograms
color-coded pictures that show variations in temperature
Dispersion
the process of dissolving by breaking into smaller pieces
Fluorescence
a material absorbs light light at one wavelength and then emits light at a longer wavelength
Amplitude Modulation
the amplitude of the wave is varied. The frequency stays the same