Table of technical applications

Wavelength Frequency [Hz]Energy [eV]NameApplication
18.000 km16 2/36,9*10-14technical alternating currentelectrical railway
6000 km502,1*10-13technical alternating currentelectrical energy supply
18.800 - 15 km16 - 20.0006,6*10-14 - 8,3*10-10Sound*
* no electromagnetic wave
speech, music
10.000 - 1000 m3*104 - 3*1051,2*10-10 - 1,2*10-9long waveradio waves (broadcast, naval radio)
1000 m - 182 m3*105 - 1,65*1061,2*10-9 - 6,8*10-9medium waveradio waves (broadcast, naval radio)
100 m - 10 m3*106 - 3*1071,2*10-8 - 1,2*10-7short waveradio waves (broadcast, flight and amateur radio)
10 m - 1 m3*107 - 3*1081,2*10-8 - 1,2*10-7ultra short waveradio waves (broadcast, television, police and radio relay system)
1 m - 10 cm3*108 - 3*1091,2*10-6 - 1,2*10-5decimeter wavemobile phone, military, control of satellites
10 cm - 1 cm3*109 - 3*10101,2*10-5 - 1,2*10-4centimeter waveradar, maser, microwave heating
1 mm - 0,78 µm3*1011 - 3.9*10141,2*10-3 - 1,6infraredinfrared-, communication, engineering laser
0,78-0,38 µm3,9*1014 - 7,9*10141,6 - 3,3visible lightpaintings, rainbow
0,38-0,01 µm7,9*1014 - 3*10163,3 - 124ultraviolet lightsunburn
30 nm - 10-8 nm1016 - 3*102541 - 1,2*1011very soft to very hard X-rayX-ray diagnostics and therapy, material testing, nuclear reactions
0,4 - 10-4 nm7,5*1017 - 3*10213,1*103 - 1,2*107gamma radiationradiation therapy, material testing, nuclear reactions
< 10-5 nm > 3*1022> 1,2*108secondary cosmic radiationcreation of particles

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