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Unformatted text preview: mmp/applist/blackbody/black.htm hotter objects release more photons at higher frequency or shorter λ beyond UV the photons represent larger amounts of energy that have a lower probability ­ even very hot objects release very few of these and virtually nothing beyond this ­ Why ?? recall how EMR is produced ?? Einstein applied this concept to light and EMR which later became known as PHOTONS ­ i.e. light can be absorbed or emitted as a packet of energy that has properties of a PARTICLE. 6 Phys 30 Mon Apr 19 we often drop the n...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2012 for the course PHYS 30 taught by Professor Regan during the Winter '11 term at Bronx High School of Science.

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