What Is the Wavelength of Ultraviolet Light?

This is a photo of a typical fluorescent black or ultraviolet light.
This is a photo of a typical fluorescent black or ultraviolet light. Black lights emit ultraviolet light plus some light in the violet portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. FASTILY

Question: What Is the Wavelength of Ultraviolet Light?

Answer: Ultraviolet light is light or electromagnetic radiation that occurs between the visible spectrum and x-rays. Ultraviolet light is light in the range of 10 nm to 400 nm with energies from 3eV to 124 eV. Ultraviolet light gets its name because it is the light closest to the violet portion of visible light.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "What Is the Wavelength of Ultraviolet Light?" ThoughtCo, Mar. 16, 2017, thoughtco.com/wavelength-of-ultraviolet-light-604286. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2017, March 16). What Is the Wavelength of Ultraviolet Light? Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/wavelength-of-ultraviolet-light-604286 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "What Is the Wavelength of Ultraviolet Light?" ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/wavelength-of-ultraviolet-light-604286 (accessed May 22, 2018).