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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1948
  • pp: 291–292

A Table of Planckian Radiation

PARRY MOON  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 291-292 (1948)

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A table is presented for the radiation from a Planckian radiator operating between 2000 and 350°K (100° intervals). Values of J(λ) are given for a wave-length range of 0.38 to 0.76µ, at 0.01µ intervals. This is part of a more extensive table (10° intervals) that has been published.

PARRY MOON, "A Table of Planckian Radiation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 38, 291-292 (1948)

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