Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 30 - Think and Explain: 69

Answer

In that equation describing the radiation emitted by a warm body, "f bar" is the frequency at which the output radiation is most intense. This is also known as the peak frequency of incandescent radiation. T represents the absolute temperature of the emitter, measured in kelvin.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 568.
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