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This "open source" project is designed to advance the teaching of statistical physics. It includes a collection of java... see more

Blackbody Radiation applet. User tries to guess the temperature that would give the normalized Planck distribution shown.... see more

applet shows intensity vs. wavelength of blackbody radiation for different temperatures. calculates UV-blue color index... see more

Blackbody Radiation applet allows 10 Planck radiation law curves for arbitrary temperatures in the range 3000-30000K.... see more

describes blackbody radiation page. describes Herschel's experiment, gives Planck's equation and shows distributions

primer on blackbody radiation measurement techniques and the effects of Non-uniformities on Blackbody Radiant Output

Reprint from Applied Optics, Vol. 13. Talks about how to calculate effective emissivity

average emissivity values for various materials. Reference for Blackbody Radiation.

Simulates a gas in a box with variable volume. The walls and a "heater" can be set to different temperatures and the... see more

Appet and tutorial on basic statistical mechanics covering the electromagnetic spectrum of black body radiation.

An effective tool to help students learn about all aspects of the ideal gas law. One of the best web gas law simulations.

Applet demonstrates Charles' Law from a particle standpoint by allowing the user to change the temperature and see the... see more

Applet demonstrates the occupancy of particles with discrete energy levels. Energy levels and temperature user-defined.... see more

Illustration of the concepts of the Fermi Level, Density of States, and carrier concentrations in semiconductors.... see more

Applet examines the spin-states of a dielectric material. Extensive explanatory text included.

Applet examines the spin-flips associated with ferromagnetism. Temperature and energy are user-defined. Extensive... see more

Applet demonstrates the physics of paramagnetic materials. Extensive explanatory text included.

This applet computes the thermodynamic properties of a system with fixed energy levels. The user can set the levels and... see more

Two applets demonstrating blackbody radiation.

Applet clearly demonstrates Brownian motion in two dimensions. The small particles are shown as well as the large... see more

Physlet for demonstrating black body radiation.

This applet is designed to demonstrate what the concept of temperatures is, how pressure is related to temperature under... see more

This applet demonstrates heat flow and temperature change for a metal with the ends held at different temperatures. The... see more

Applet demonstrates how the density of a gas varies with height.