OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 40, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2001
  • pp: 3232–3234

Radiation from a nonisothermal spherical cavity: an exact solution

Michael J. Caola  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 19, pp. 3232-3234 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.40.003232


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (60 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A numerical solution is given for the radiation intensity from a spherical cavity whose spatial temperature and emissivity are both arbitrary. This simplifies and clarifies previous research. A numerical example with large axial temperature gradient is given, and it is suggested that this analysis could help establish the spherical cavity as a radiation standard.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.5620) Coherence and statistical optics : Radiative transfer
(120.5630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Radiometry
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(350.5610) Other areas of optics : Radiation

History
Original Manuscript: October 2, 2000
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2001
Published: July 1, 2001

Citation
Michael J. Caola, "Radiation from a nonisothermal spherical cavity: an exact solution," Appl. Opt. 40, 3232-3234 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-40-19-3232


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. H. H. Jensen, “Some notes on heat transfer by radiation,” Kgl. Danske Videnskab. Selskab. Mat.-Fys. Medd. 24, 1–26 (1948).
  2. M. Jakob, Heat Transfer (Wiley, New York, 1957), Vol. 2.
  3. E. M. Sparrow, R. D. Cess, Radiation Heat Transfer (Hemisphere, Washington, D.C., 1978).
  4. R. Siegel, J. R. Howell, Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer (Hemisphere, Washington, D.C., 1981).
  5. E. M. Sparrow, V. K. Jonsson, “Absorption and emission characteristics of diffuse spherical enclosures,” (NASA, Washington, D.C., 1962).
  6. R. E. Bedford, in The Theory and Practice of Radiation Thermometry, D. P. DeWitt, G. D. Nutter, eds. (Wiley, New York, 1988), Chap. 12.
  7. R. E. Bedford, C. K. Ma, Z. Chu, Y. Sun, S. Chen, “Emissivities of diffuse cavities. 4. Isothermal and nonisothermal cylindro-inner-cones,” Appl. Opt. 24, 2971–2980 (1985). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited