Planck's radiation law: Meaning and Definition of

Planck's' radia'tion law"

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— Physics. Physics.
  1. the law that energy associated with electromagnetic radiation, as light, is composed of discrete quanta of energy, each quantum equal to Planck's constant times the corresponding frequency of the radiation: the fundamental law of quantum mechanics.
  2. the law giving the spectral distribution of radiation from a blackbody. Also called
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