Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Black Light

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1366

n (Deprecated) Popular term for ultraviolet radiation without any visible radiation. It is an incorrect term because light is defined as visible radiation and ultraviolet radiation is not detected by the visual mechanism of the eye. Syn:  Ultraviolet Radiation.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA