Planck’s law and the light quantum hypothesis

  title={Planck’s law and the light quantum hypothesis},
  author={Satyendra Nath Bose},
  journal={Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy},
  • S. Bose
  • Published 1 March 1994
  • Physics, Biology
  • Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy
The phase space of a light quantum in a given volume is subdivided into “cells” of magnitudeh3. The number of possible distributions of the light quanta of a macroscopically defined radiation over these cells gives the entropy and with it all thermodynamic properties of the radiation. 
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