Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Wien's Displacement Law

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12840
When the temperature of a radiating black body increases, the wavelength corresponding to maximum energy decreases in such a way that the product of the absolute temperature and wavelength is constant.
$$\lambda_{\max}T = w$$
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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA