RE: Why does a good absorber of radiant energy appear black?

Help me to understand why good absorber of radiant energy is black.

Administrator Premier Asked on November 13, 2017 in Physics.
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Because a good absorbing surface removes all visible colour when it converts all the radiant energy incident upon it to heat, it cannot both absorb and reflect the same wavelength at the same time. Therefore, the absence of reflected light makes it black

Premier Answered on November 13, 2017.
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