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Black-body radiation, emissivity, and absorptivity
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Paper Abstract

We review theoretical considerations that give rise to the blackbody radiation inside a cavity with completely absorbing walls at a specific temperature. We examine the applicability of this model to the experimentally observed properties of radiation sources. We assess relevance of emissivity and its far-reaching implications. We examine its changing nature and measurement challenges

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Date Published: 19 September 2016
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9973, Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XXIV, 997310 (19 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2238569
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M. Strojnik, Univ. de Guadalajara (Mexico)
Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico)
M. K. Scholl, Alenka Associates (United States)
G. Garcia-Torales, Univ. de Guadalajara (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9973:
Infrared Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XXIV
Marija Strojnik, Editor(s)

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