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What does LWIR stand for?

LWIR stands for Long-Wave Infrared

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The NEMESIS "turkey suit" made by Gore and Raven Aerostar can reduce the range of detection by visual, near-infrared and short-, medium- and long-wave infrared sensors, company officials said.
The innovative sensor blends low-light-level camera covering from full daylight down to starlight, with long-wave infrared uncooled thermal (supplied by BAE Systems for weapon sights) image in a single display, thanks to a new Digitally Fused Sensor System (DFSS), allowing soldiers to intuitively assess a scene using a remote-control vehicle in time-critical conditions.
He draws mostly on general optical laws, but also looks at mid-wave and long-wave infrared regions, which are particularly useful in correcting chromatic aberrations and athermalization.
has designed a new curing system designed to cure a wide variety of coatings using both convection and long-wave infrared (IR) heat sources.
Flameless catalytic gas heater panels for roll- and sheet-fed thermoformers use median to long-wave infrared energy and aid in reducing costs over electric IR.