Theoretical Description of Blackbody Models

  • Mikaél’ A. Bramson
Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG)


In laboratory and industrial practice, a source of radiation is often required which conforms very closely to a blackbody and can be controlled in temperature. Such blackbody models, whose spectral energy distribution follows the Planck law quite accurately, are widely applied as reference sources for radiometers and spectroradiometers, as standard sources for calibrating special infrared equipment of various types, and for determining the basic parameters of radiation detectors.


Hollow Sphere Hollow Cylinder Cylindrical Surface Spherical Cavity Blackbody Radiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikaél’ A. Bramson
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  1. 1.Institute of Mineral FuelsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowUSSR

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