Planck's law


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Planck's law

See Planck constant.

Planck's law

[′pläŋks ‚lȯ]
(quantum mechanics)
A fundamental law of quantum theory stating that energy associated with electromagnetic radiation is emitted or absorbed in discrete amounts which are proportional to the frequency of radiation.
(statistical mechanics)
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It might also be emitting more energy across the electromagnetic spectrum than Planck's law deems possible.
I have previously stated that Kirchhoff's law [20-22], and, as a necessary result, Planck's law [1, 2] and blackbody radiation, are not universal in nature [23-25].
In 1910, Peter Debye, derives Planck's law by quantizing the vibration modes of the electromagnetic field without recourse to oscillators [5; p.
If Planck's law [1, 2] has not been linked to a physical species, it is in part certain that the formulation of Kirchhoff's law [20-22], in its creation of universality, hindered the process.
Planck's law [1, 2] simply becomes devoid of universal significance.