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Definition of "photoluminescence" []

  • Luminescence following the absorption of a photon. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "photoluminescence" in a sentence
  • "Sadly. it turns out that the initial sales benefit of natural photoluminescence, has been somewhat offset by a lethal exposure period of about 15 minutes."
  • "The first investigations of I.M. Frank were in the field of photoluminescence and in photochemistry."
  • "Metallic materials are known to affect the optical properties of quantum dots, either by enhancing or inhibiting photoluminescence, depending on a range of factors including the size and shape of the materials, the distance between them, and the wavelength of light used to induce photoexcitation."
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