LECTURE 8 - max. for higher temperature T, the value of is...

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AST 301 (2/19/08) Intensity- I= amount of electromagnetic energy radiated per unit time from each unit of surface area of the emitter at wavelength λ Units- I( λ ) = erg/ cm2 x sec Wien’s Law: For a given T, radiation intensity peaks at a single λ ; call this
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Unformatted text preview: max. for higher temperature T, the value of is smaller. max = 1/ T We turn this inverse proportionality into an equation by including the proportionality constant, max(A) = (3X10^7) / T(K) max(nm) = (3X10^6) / T(K)...
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