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radiant energy

energy that is emitted or propagated in the form of particles or electromagnetic radiation. It is measured in joules.

Radiant energy

Energy traveling in the form of electromagnetic waves, measured in units of energy such as joules or kilowatt hours. When this radiation is absorbed by an object in its path, then it may get absorbed partly or completely and transformed into some other form.

radiant energy

[′rād·ē·ənt ′en·ər·jē]
(engineering)
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The radiant energy of the solar cell from the wall is as follows:
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Bolometry, the measurement of minute amounts of radiant energy, is a key application for this highly sensitive photodiode.
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of Pennsylvania) offer 19 hands-on classroom activities for students and 11 background readings for teachers that focus on the Earth's atmosphere, its gases and particulates, and impacts on weather; making clouds and hail; interpreting weather maps; the development of wind, radiant energy, and the hydrologic cycle; charting the course of a hurricane; and investigating the causes of smog, ozone depletion, and acid rain.