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How to Measure the Temperature

  • Tamás Sándor BiróEmail author
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Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 171)

Abstract

The three main methods for measuring the temperature: by direct contact with a thermometer, by analyzing radiation spectra stemming from a thermal source, and by conjecturing from the observed chemical composition.

Keywords

Black Body Radiation Chemical Temperature Accelerator Experiment Average Transverse Momentum Detailed Balance Principle 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hungarian Academy of SciencesMTA KFKI RMKIBudapestHungary

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