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Optical Radiation

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Optische Strahlung

Effects

Compared to microwaves the absorption of Infrared (IR) radiation is much stronger at the body surface. Organs situated deeper in the body are primarily heated by thermal conduction. Eye and skin are therefore the first organs affected by IR irradiation. High thermal stress due to long lasting intensive IR radiation can also result in an imbalance of the thermal efficiency of the whole organism.

State of 2014.06.18

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