UV Detector

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UV Detector
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Sensor Device
Type Sensor Equipment
Tech Level TL–5
Cost Varies
Size varies
Weight varies
Manufacturer Various
Also see Sensor
Reference TBD

An UV Detector is a device that detects ultraviolet radiation.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Ultraviolet is a region of the electromagnetic spectrum: ultraviolet radiation lies between visible light and X-rays. UV Detectors are able to measure long wave ultraviolet A (UVA), short wave ultraviolet B (UVB), and very short wave ultraviolet C (UVC) (far UV).

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Black Lights[edit]

A device that emits Near Ultraviolet (UV-A) light is often referred to as blacklight.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

UV Detectors are generally available from TL-5 onwards. Prototype detectors ,ay be available as early as the beginning of the TL:4-6 technological epoch.

UV Spectrum[edit]

UV Detectors correspond to vision:

  • Visible Light: 400nm (Purple)
  • Near Ultraviolet: 310nm (Sparkle)
  • Ultraviolet: 240nm (Uv)
  • Dark Ultraviolet: 170nm (Darkuv)
  • Hard Ultraviolet: 100nm (Harduv)
  • Very Hard Ultraviolet: 30nm (Vharduv)

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