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13/01/1864 German physicist Wilhelm Wien is born

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Wilhelm Wien's Law

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Wilhelm Wien's Law

Wien's main areas of interest were heat and electromagnetism. He discovered the Wien's displacement law. It states that the black body radiation curve for different temperatures peaks at a wavelength inversely proportional to the temperature. It can be viewed as a less general form of the Planck's radiation law discovered several years later.
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