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Doppler (Gaussian) and pressure (Lorentzian) effects provide broadening of spectral lines, so that emission is not strictly “monochromatic,” but it exists in a narrow spectral region. Luminescent sources tend to be more efficient than thermal sources in generating light, as their spectra can be engineered to fall in the visible band with little or no infrared. Doppler Effects Low-pressure discharge Little power in each line Sharp line applications Wavelength calibration –Fluorescence excitation –Interferometry Low-pressure lamps –Hg, He, Ne, Na, K, Zn,Cd, Cs Lorentzian Effects Pressure-broadened lines High radiant power, efficient Wings combine to form continuum –Illumination, searchlights –Projection systems –Solar simulators High-pressure lamps –Hg, Xe, Hg-Xe, Na –Can be modulated and flashed A low-to-moderate-pressure mercury discharge source (254-nm line) becomes a fluorescent source with the addition of a phosphor, allowing the UV photons absorbed by the phosphor to cause emission of visible photons we see as light.
Some representative emittance values measured normal to the emitting object in the 8–14 µm region of the infrared are supplied below. 439 × 10−2 m · K (second radiation constant) The units of the above equation are W/m2 sr m. Results are often desired per nanometer or per micrometer, and care must be used when converting from one unit to another. Blackbody radiation occurs when the emittance of the radiating material over all wavelengths is 1, as in the above figure showing blackbody radiation for several temperatures.
Spectral emittance ε(λ) is the ratio of a source’s radiance to that of a blackbody at the same wavelength and temperature: ε(λ) = Lλ (source) /L λBB Total emittance ε is also weighted by blackbody radiance and is a function of emission direction: ε= ε(θ, φ; λ)L λBB sin θ cos θd θ d φd λ (σ/π)T 4 where σ = the Stefan–Boltzmann constant, and (σ/π)T 4 , to be discussed later, is the integrated blackbody radiance at T . Note that total emittance is not λ ε(λ) d λ. One advantage of working with emittance is that it can be equated to absorptance when conditions of thermal equilibrium are met.