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Unformatted text preview: -gas molecules move at random-radiation no physical medium required for transmission; types differ by wave properties-Electromagnetic radiation E = electric wave; M = magnetic wave-radiation quantity (Boltsman) amount of energy transferred (amplitude)-wave quality (Wein) relates to wave length; identifies the type of energy (m)-electromagnetic energy electromagnetic spectrum classifies types by wavelength...
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- Fall '08