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Question 82

Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

Appeared in Year: 2017

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The energy density and pressure of a photon gas are given by and , where is the temperature and is the radiation constant. The entropy per unit volume is given by . The value of is ________. (up to two decimal places) .


The energy density of a photon gas is given as,

Since, ;

Now, Heat capacity is given by,

Now, entropy of photon gas is,

Entropy per unit volume,

According to question,

Substituting value of , from equation (1) ,

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