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

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

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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.

Concept: Electromagnetic Waves
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