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Spectrum of Hawking Raditaion

  1. Nov 26, 2014 #1
    Simple questions. There is a formula for the POWER of Hawking radiation, but what's about it's spectrum? What is the shape of the power/wavelength curve?
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  3. Nov 26, 2014 #2


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    Hawking radiation has a thermal spectrum, which is an amazing result allowing us to assign a temperature to a black hole. This is generally considered an amazing clue linking thermodynamics, quantum mechanics and gravity.
  4. Nov 26, 2014 #3
    Yes... How I could forget about it... Shame on me...
  5. Nov 27, 2014 #4
    Hm... What's about the spectrum of Hawking radiation other that photons? What's about massive particles? yes, their chances of "survival" are even smaller because gravitation affects them stronger as they are less relativistic. But it would "erase" the "red" part of their spectrum, making it different from the spectrum of black body?
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