What exactly is Black Body Radiation?

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Megan_Ervin_1F
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What exactly is Black Body Radiation?

Postby Megan_Ervin_1F » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:59 pm

In class we have established that black body radiation is useful in showing light to have particle light qualities, which is why it is part of the "quantum world". But what exactly is it and how much about this experiment do we need to know?

ran2000
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Re: What exactly is Black Body Radiation?

Postby ran2000 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:24 pm

The black body radiation refers to the idea that a body which absorbs all frequencies of light of the electromagnetic spectrum. It also happens to not only be the ideal absorber of light but the ideal emitter (ex: a star) - emitting light of all frequencies.


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