Science
Electronics Engineering
Physics
Tornadoes

Why can't TeraHertz ray pass through water and metal?

User Avatar
Wiki User
April 06, 2008 10:32PM

Water and Metals have too high of an absorbtivity coefficient. In other words they are practically totally absorbing to energy from the electromagnetic spectrum, especially in the InfraRed region and those closely related such as the TeraHertz region.