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SpectraSuite & Blackbody Radiation

  1. Nov 7, 2013 #1
    Hello, me and my friend have been doing a lab where we are measuring the wavelengths of light emitted by a blackbody. We are using the OceanOptics 4000USB spectrascope with the SpectraSuite software. The only problem we are having is with the software, it plots the wavelength on the x-axis and intensity in counts on the y-axis. I know that counts are specific to my device (I think) but I can't find the data that should have come with it when the school bought it that would have told me the conversion. Does anyone know how I could determine it experimentally?
     
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