Electroluminescence

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Luminescence of certain substances, generally solid, under the action of an electric field.


Note: Formerly this term has been used chiefly for the luminescence of a gas under the action of an electric discharge.

Reference: C.I.E.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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