Associations to the word «Fluorescence»

Wiktionary

FLUORESCENCE, noun. (physics) The emission of light (or other electromagnetic radiation) by a material when stimulated by the absorption of radiation or of a subatomic particle
FLUORESCENCE, noun. The light so emitted
FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY, noun. (physics) (chemistry) An analytical technique that analyzes the fluorescence produced by a sample; fluorometry or spectrofluorimetry.

Dictionary definition

FLUORESCENCE, noun. Light emitted during absorption of radiation of some other (invisible) wavelength.

Wise words

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