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What is Thermography?

Answer -Thermography is the art and science of using infrared to observe and measure the temperature  of an object's surface. The total range of the electromagnetic spectrum classified, as "infrared radiation" is .1um to 1000um

The difference between a thermal imager and a regular daylight camera is the daylight camera’s sensor is sensitive to electromagnetic energy in the visible light portion of the electromagnetic spectrum while the thermal imager’s sensor is sensitive to the slightly lower frequency energy of EM energy in the infrared portion of the spectrum at  .1um to 1000um wavelengths.

Every physical object is made up of atoms and electrons, which vibrate; the temperature of an object depends on how fast its electrons are vibrating. The faster they vibrate the higher the energy levels and the warmer the object gets. As the temperature of a surface increases the wavelength of the energy radiated decreases (Planks Constant) and the energy emitted gets higher. Eventually, a surface can become so hot that the frequency of the energy increases to the point that it can be seen without the need of a thermal imager. At this point the surface may appear as red in color, we call this “Red-hot”. 

As a surface continues to heat up, the wavelength continues to be come shorter, the radiated energy becomes stronger and the color is moving through the visible spectrum as the surface heats. We see the color of the increased temperature going from red hot and moving through the color spectrum to orange, blue and finally white-hot.  If the temperature continues to climb, the frequency will leave the daylight spectrum and enter the Ultra Violet portion of the EM spectrum. An example of UV radiation caused by heat is the flash of an arc welder. The “light” of the arc is a whitish blue, a temperature hot enough to melt steel and emit EM radiation in the UV portion of the spectrum

San interesting fact is that some snakes like Pythons and Rattlesnakes have a row of heat sensors in their jaws and can detect their prey in total darkness. Not only can the see their prey in the dark, they can follow the heat trail left on the ground by the prey animal. These snakes “see” in infrared. Animals such as caribou can see in UV, which helps them see the camouflaged white fur of a wolf against a snowy background. The wolf fur shows up as black in UV!

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