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I Can you explain me the given planks hypothesis better?

  1. Aug 31, 2016 #1
    Planck proposed the ad hoc assumption that the radiant energy could exist only in discrete quanta which were proportional to the frequency. This would imply that higher modes would be less populated and avoid the uv catastrophe of the Rayleighs law.
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  3. Aug 31, 2016 #2


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