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Peak wave deviation

  1. Apr 26, 2004 #1

    Nim

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    How far from the peak wave do objects emit electromagnetic radiation? Humans emit infrared radiation, but I read that we also emit some microwave also.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 26, 2004 #2
    Blackbody radiation is a continuum. You radiate over the whole spectrum, with intensity varying as a function of wavelength.
     
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