black-body radiation

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: radiation - the electromagnetic radiation that would be radiated from an ideal black body; the distribution of energy in the radiated spectrum of a black body depends only on temperature and is determined by Planck's radiation law
electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, nonparticulate radiation - radiation consisting of waves of energy associated with electric and magnetic fields resulting from the acceleration of an electric charge
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Class review of black-body radiation and thermal equilibrium.
Combining the formulas for the Schwarzschild radius of the black hole, the Stefan-Boltzmann law of black-body radiation, the formula for the temperature of the radiation, and the formula for the surface area of a sphere (the black hole's event horizon), equation derivation is obtained.
The UCLA team is using their tiny lamp to study physicist Max Planck's black-body radiation law, which was derived in 1900 using principles now understood to be native to both theories.