Surfaces and Radiation from P1a (GCSE Physics AQA)

Just a general overview of Surfaces and Radiation :)

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  • Created on: 13-11-11 15:39

Surfaces and Radiation

  • Every object emits thermal radiation
  • Dark, matt surfaces emit more radiation than light shiny surfaces
  • Dark, matt surfaces are also better at aborsorbing radiation than light shiny surfaces (due to high amounts of cavities which trap and absorbs radiation)
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