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Chromatic dispersion

  1. Jul 6, 2009 #1
    can some one explain what chromatic dispersion is? and it helps me finding which colour radiates more heat in the given spectrum.
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  3. Jul 6, 2009 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    Dispersion is a different phenomenon from emissivity. Dispersion is simply a quantification of how the refractive index of an object changes with wavelength, while emissivity is a quantification of how much energy is radiated from an object.
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