1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Peak wave deviation

  1. Apr 26, 2004 #1

    Nim

    User Avatar

    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.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Peak wave deviation
  1. Escape Peaks (Replies: 0)

  2. Standard deviation. (Replies: 6)

  3. Average deviation (Replies: 8)

Loading...