Stefan–Boltzmann law

noun Ste·fan–Boltz·mann law \ˈshteˌfänˈbōltsˌmän-\

Definition of Stefan–Boltzmann law

  1. :  a statement in thermal radiation: the total emissive power of an ideal black body is proportional to the fourth power of its absolute temperature

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Origin and Etymology of stefan–boltzmann law

after Josef Stefan †1893 Austrian physicist, its formulator, & Ludwig Boltzmann †1906 Austrian physicist who first demonstrated it


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