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The Electromagnetic Spectrum
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micropulsations
  10+25 10−31 edge of observable universe
10−16 10−27  
  10+24 10−30  
10−15 10−26  
  10+23 10−29  
10−14 10−15 nearest galaxies
  10+22 10−28  
10−13 10−24  
  10+21 10−27 edge of galaxy
10−12 10−23  
  10+20 10−26  
10−11 10−22  
  10+19 10−25  
10−10 10−21  
  10+18 10−24  
10−09 10−20  
  10+17 10−23  
10−08 10−19 nearest stars
  10+16 10−22 one light year
10−07 10−18  
  10+15 10−21  
10−06 10−17  
  10+14 10−20  
10−05 10−16  
  10+13 10−19  
10−04 10−15  
  10+12 10−18  
10−03 10−14  
  10+11 10−17  
10−02 10−13 longest em waves detected
  10+10 10−16  
10−01 10−12  
  10+09 10−15  
  10+00 (1 Hz) 10−11  
radio waves
  10+08 10−14  
10+01 10−10 ELF
  10+07 10−13 AC power, submarine communication
10+02 10−09 SLF
  10+06 10−12  
10+03 (1 kHz) 10−08 ULF
  10+05 10−11  
10+04 10−07 VLF
  10+04 10−10 standard time signals
10+05 10−06 LF/LWAM radio
  10+03 (1 km) 10−09  
10+06 (1 MHz) 10−05 MF/MWAM radio
  10+02 10−08  
10+07 10−04 HF/SW; AM radio
  10+01 10−07  
10+08 10−03 VHF; TV & FM radio
  10+00 (1 m) 10−06 TV
  10+09 (1 GHz) 10−02   UHF; microwave ovens
microwaves
  10−01 10−05 L, S, C band radar
10+10 10−01 SHF; X band radar
  10−02 (1 cm) 10−04 Ku, K, Ka, Q, V band radar
10+11 10+00 EHF; W band radar
  10−03 (1 mm) 10−03 cosmic microwave background
  10+12 (1 THz) 10+01  
infrared
  10−04 10−02  
10+13 10+02  
  10−05 10−01 live human bodies
10+14 10+03  
  10−06 (1 μm) 10+00 (1 eV)  
light 10+15 (1 PHz) 10+04   solar wavelength peak
ultraviolet
  10−07 10+01  
10+16 10+05  
  10−08 10+02  
10+17 10+06  
  10−09 (1 nm) 10+03 (1 keV)
  10+18 10+07  
x-rays
  10−10 10+04 atomic diameter
10+19 10+08  
  10−11 10+05  
10+20 10+09  
  10−12 (1 pm) 10+06 (1 MeV) electron-positron pair
  10+21 10+10  
gamma rays
  10−13 10+07  
10+22 10+11  
  10−14 10+08  
10+23 10+12  
  10−15 (1 fm) 10+09 (1 GeV) nucleon diameter
10+24 10+13 proton-antiproton pair
  10−16 10+10  
10+25 10+14  
  10−17 10+11  
10+26 10+15  
  10−18 10+12 (1 TeV) particle accelerators
10+27 10+16  
  10−19 10+13  
10+28 10+17  
  10−20 10+14  
10+29 10+18  
  10−21 10+15  
  10+30 10+19  
cosmic rays
  10−22 10+16  
10+31 10+20  
  10−23 10+17  
10+32 10+21  
  10−24 10+18  
10+33 10+22  
  10−25 10+19  
10+34 10+23  
  10−26 10+20  
10+35 10+24  
  10−27 10+21 shortest em waves detected
10+36 10+25  
  10−28 10+22  
10+37 10+26  
  10−29 10+23  
10+38 10+27  
  10−30 10+24  
10+39 10+28  
  10−31 10+25  
10+40 10+29  
  10−32 10+26  
10+41 10+30  
  10−33 10+27  
10+42 10+31  
  10−34 10+28  
10+43 10+32  
  10−35 10+29 planck scale
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