a fluorescent tube designed to fluoresce in the UV-A range just shortward of visible light
a lamp emitting only UV light and no visible light
a lamp that emits
a useful tool in finding scorpions because the animals glow in the dark when the light shines on them
A popular term referring to a light source emitting mostly near UV (320 to 400 nm) and very little visible light.
A common name for ultraviolet light.
Ultraviolet lighting that when applied causes phosphorescent paints to glow.
A colloquial expression used to describe long wave ultraviolet light ( UV-A) with wavelengths in the range of 320 to 400 nanometers.
Black light is an ultraviolet light device that can be used effectively to locate flavins (food source for bacteria) on restroom fixtures.
An ultraviolet emitting light source.
Light in the near ultraviolet range, just short of visible light. Fluorescent penetrants absorb this ultraviolet radiation and emit light in the visible region. The darker the surroundings the brighter this emitted light appears to be. Extended exposure to black light can be harmful unless protective eyewear is used. See Black Lights
An item that is "black light sensitive" will fluoresce, or glow when exposed to ultraviolet light (black light). These lights are often seen in nightclubs or on stages, and have a purplish color to the eye.
In magnetic particle inspection, light in the near ultraviolet range of wavelengths, just shorter than visible light.
Refer to ultraviolet.
Black light (also Wood's light) is the common name for a lamp emitting electromagnetic radiation that is almost exclusively in the soft near ultraviolet range, and very little visible light. In the United Kingdom this type of lighting is more commonly referred to as simply "UV light".
Black Light is the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger trilogy, by Stephen Hunter.