Asked Jan 8, 2020

How is the peak frequency of emitted light related to the temperature of its incandescent source?


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Step 1

From Wien’s law, the relation between temperature and wavelength is:

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Step 2

The relation between wavelength and frequency is:

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Step 3

In the above relations, c is the speed of light, b is the Wein’s constant, f is frequency and T is the absolute...

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