Cathodoluminescence

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Description

A type of luminescence produced by a material when it is excited by a beam of electrons (e.g. cathode ray tube). Cathodoluminescence is the source of illumination in CRT screens for televisions and computer monitors. In geology, a cathodoluminescence microscope is used to examine internal structures of rock samples in order to study the history of the rock.

Synonyms and Related Terms

elektronoluminescencja (Pol.); katodoluminescencja (Pol.);

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