black body radiation


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The radiation emitted by a heated black body. See colour temperature.
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There was no evidence, at first, for the existence of quanta, except for the fact that it made the equation for black body radiation possible.
Nonetheless, if can be shown that the interior of a cavity is lined with a nearly ideal absorber, or subjected to the action of a carbon particle [8-10], then it can support black body radiation [15].
First, the quantization scheme for the local electromagnetic field in vacuum was presented by Planck in his black body radiation studies [1].