By Yauheni Shauchenka
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Light or Electromagnetic radiation (sometimes abbreviated EMR) is a ubiquitous phenomenon that takes the form of self-propagating waves in a vacuum or in matter. It consists of electric and magnetic field components which oscillate in phase perpendicular to each other and perpendicular to the direction of energy propagation. Electromagnetic radiation is classified into several types according to the frequency of its wave; these types include (in order of increasing frequency and decreasing wavelength): radio waves, microwaves, terahertz radiation, infrared radiation, visible light, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma rays. A small and somewhat variable window of frequencies is sensed by the eyes of various organisms; this is what we call the visible spectrum, or light. The physics of electromagnetic radiation is electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism.
You may use iRefLight application as reference of the light. See screenshots for more information. Also a funny demonstration of speed of light is included.
What's New in Version 4.0
Added support for iOS 7.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: 05 December 2013
- Version: 4.0
- Size: 2.4 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Yauheni Shauchenka
- © 2009, 2013 Dmitry Kovba
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.