Physics- Electromagnetic waves

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What is the electromagnetic spectrum in order of increasing frequency
Radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, gamma rays
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What do the wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum range from?
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What speed do all electromagnetic waves travel through space at?
At the same speed (300 million m/s)
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Which electromagnetic waves can be used for communication?
Radio waves, microwaves, infrared and visible light
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What properties do waves get as their wavelength gets shorter?
They carry more information, they have a shorter range and they spread out less
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What are optical fibres?
Very thin glass fibres that are used to transmit signals using light or infrared radiation
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What do the wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum range from?

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What speed do all electromagnetic waves travel through space at?

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Which electromagnetic waves can be used for communication?

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What properties do waves get as their wavelength gets shorter?

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