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thermal infrared (TIR)

Thermal Infrared (TIR) is thermal infrared radiation that spans multiple infrared ranges.

Thermal infrared is emitted by human bodies and other heat sources and has wavelengths between 3 µm and 1,000 µm, or 1 mm, placing it in the wavelength ranges of Mid Wavelenght Infrared (MWIR), Long Wavelength Infrared (LWIR) and Far Infrared (FIR). Thermal radiation from the human body is between 3 µm and 50 µm.

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Englisch: thermal infrared - TIR
Updated at: 20.02.2012
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