Astrophysics (index)

Spectral Flux Density

(S, Flux Density)
(flux or power of radiation per unit area per unit wavelength)

The Spectral Flux Density is a measure of the flux passing through a unit area at a particular Wavelength.

Examples, e.g., for classifying Submillimeter Galaxies (SMG).

  • S850 - flux density at 850um.
  • S1.1 - flux density at 1.1mm.

(EMR,flux,measure,wavelength)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectral_flux_density
http://arxiv.org/abs/1209.2413

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