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Why Are Infrared Waves Often Called as Heat Waves? Given Their One Application. - Physics

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Why are infrared waves often called as heat waves? Given their one application.

Solution

Infrared waves are often called as heat waves because they induce resonance in molecules and increase internal energy in a substance.
Infrared waves are used in burglar alarms, security lights and remote controls for television and DVD players.

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