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A body with large reflectivity is a poor emitter why?

A body with large reflectivity is a poor emitter why?

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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10335 Points
2 years ago
The body having a large reflectivity (or bright surface) is a poor absorber of heat radiations. Poor absorbers are poor radiators. Therefore, a body with a large reflectivity is a poor emitter.

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