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7) It was shown above that the velocity of sinusoidal waves equals the product of the frequency and wavelength, so the velocity of electromagnetic waves in free space must be √ c = 1/ ε0 µ0 . 8) On getting this result Maxwell substituted the then measured values of ε0 and µ0 into this equation in order to predict the wave velocity. He found that the predicted velocity agreed with the measured value of the velocity of light to within the precision with which c, ε0 and µ0 were known. Thus electromagnetic theory leads to a wave equation whose solutions, in free space, are waves travelling at exactly the measured speed of light.
Elliott. Fig. 14 Spectrum of the Sun. Courtesy Dr K. H. Elliott. Fig. 15 Spectrum of the Sun, presented as a histogram of the intensity against wavelength. Courtesy Dr K. H. Elliott. 5 Fig. 16 The variation with wavelength of refractive index of optical glass, of fused silica and of MgF2 . 0003 at normal temperature and pressure (NTP: 20◦ C; 105 Pa) for visible light. 0 for microwaves. This diﬀerence indicates that light and microwaves interact very diﬀerently with water; in fact water is quite transparent to visible light while it absorbs microwaves strongly enough to make cooking with microwaves practical.
8 2 Fig. 19 Black body radiation spectra at 3000 K, 4000 K and 5000 K. 9 energy could be transfered between bodies at the same temperature. The radiation in such an enclosure is known as black body radiation. If an aperture very much smaller than the linear dimensions of the enclosure is left open, then this acts as a source of black body radiation, and is a perfect emitter because it transmits all the radiation coming from inside. This aperture is also a perfect absorber of radiation falling on it because the radiation entering has a negligible chance of being reﬂected back out of the aperture.