submillimeter wave radiation



submillimeter wave radiation (uncountable)

  1. (astronomy) Electromagnetic waves with a wavelength less than one millimeter (the band begins at about 0.3 THz). A term often used by radio astronomers.
  2. (engineering) Electromagnetic waves roughly in the band less than 1 millimeter in wavelength, used as a synonym for T-ray or T-wave
  3. terahertz radiation