Full Radiator

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Alternative term: Black Body, Planckian Radiator

The thermal radiator which absorbs completely all incident radiation, whatever the wavelength, the direction of incidence or the polarisation. This radiator has, for any wavelength, the maximum spectral concentration of radiant exitance at a given temperature.

Reference: C.I.E.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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