All of these instruments orbit Earth, beyond the atmosphere that blocks X-rays and most ultraviolet light.
PhoneSoap disinfects your cell phone for $50 bucks with ultraviolet light in less than four minutes.
I should note here that the tanning bed is quite a pleasurable experience—the ultraviolet rays release endorphins under the skin.
ultraviolet ul·tra·vi·o·let (ŭl'trə-vī'ə-lĭt)
Abbr. UV, U.V.
Of or relating to the range of invisible radiation wavelengths from about 4 nanometers, on the border of the x-ray region, to about 380 nanometers, just beyond the violet in the visible spectrum. n.
Ultraviolet light or the ultraviolet part of the spectrum.
Adjective Relating to electromagnetic radiation having frequencies higher than those of visible light but lower than those of x-rays, approximately 1015-1016 hertz. Some animals, such as bees, are capable of seeing ultraviolet radiation invisible to the human eye. See more at electromagnetic spectrum.
Noun Ultraviolet light or the ultraviolet part of the spectrum. See Note at infrared.