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Gamma Rays

(electromagnetic radiation, wavelength 10 picometers and less)

Gamma Rays are Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) with Wavelength in the range of 0-10pm. In the spectrum, they include everything beyond X-rays in Frequency and photon energy.


(EMR,spectrum,band)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_ray
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
0pminfinfbeginGamma Rays
10pm30EHz124keVendGamma Rays

Referenced by:
Active Galaxy
Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN)
ASTRO-H
Cosmic Gamma Ray Background (CGB)
Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO)
Cherenkov Radiation
CNO Cycle
Compton Scattering
Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA)
Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR)
Fermi (FGST)
Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO)
Frequency
Gamma-Ray Burst (GRB)
HEAO-1
INTEGRAL
Magnetar
Millisecond Pulsar (MSP)
OSO 7
Photodissociation
Solar Maximum Mission (SMM)
Swift
Tidal Disruption Event (TDE)
Ultra-High-Energy Gamma Rays (UHEGR)
Very-High-Energy Gamma Rays (VHEGR)
Wavelength
X-ray

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