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This website explains the physics of colored fireworks. It covers topics such as blackbody radiation, atomic and molecular emitters, color perception and a chromaticity diagram, and a summary of the sources of colored lights used in fireworks.
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Optics
- Color
- Photometry
= Blackbodies
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
= Article
- Audio/Visual
= Graph
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© 1997 Univeristy of Oulu
Keywords:
blackbody radiation, color, fireworks, light
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AIP Format
(University of Oulu, Oulu, 1997), WWW Document, (http://cc.oulu.fi/~kempmp/colours.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Physics of Coloured Fireworks (University of Oulu, Oulu, 1997), <http://cc.oulu.fi/~kempmp/colours.html>.
APA Format
The Physics of Coloured Fireworks. (2007, September 4). Retrieved August 2, 2014, from University of Oulu: http://cc.oulu.fi/~kempmp/colours.html
Chicago Format
University of Oulu. The Physics of Coloured Fireworks. Oulu: University of Oulu, September 4, 2007. http://cc.oulu.fi/~kempmp/colours.html (accessed 2 August 2014).
MLA Format
The Physics of Coloured Fireworks. Oulu: University of Oulu, 1997. 4 Sep. 2007. 2 Aug. 2014 <http://cc.oulu.fi/~kempmp/colours.html>.
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