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What does NIR stand for?

NIR stands for Near-Infrared Radiation

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This includes a motion analysis method for upper limbs, a non-invasive optical blood glucose measurement technique using near-infrared radiation, image fusion of multimodal cardiac images, functional electrical stimulation for the restoration and rehabilitation of motor function, medical manipulators for surgical applications, a walking assistance robot, a wearable power assist robot driven with pneumatic rubber artificial muscles, automated analysis of nursery school observations, a sleep monitoring system, quantitative modeling of neuronal polarization, and a web-based image database system.
The team tested their handiwork by illuminating polished and roughened versions of the material with near-infrared radiation at a wavelength of around 900 nanometres, just beyond the red end of the visible spectrum.
Over the past two years, as they were developing the detector, Gore, research scientist Yudaya Sivathanu, and their graduate students examined the near-infrared radiation given off by several types of fires covering a wide range of combustible materials.
Because of its large size, the camera can detect near-infrared radiation from a given region of the sky more than 50 times faster than the detector that McMahon and Hu used at Keck I.