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Glossary of Thermography Terms

Heat Transfer

The movement of heat from one point to another by conduction, convection and/or radiation.

Hertz (Hz)

A unit of measurement of signal frequency; 1 Hz = 1 cycle per second.

Herschel, Wilhelm

A German astronomer, physicist and musician, who was active in Bath, UK, where he discovered infrared in the year 1800.

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