Phosphorescence

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2-3-305

Photoluminescence which persists for an appreciable time after excitation.


Note: This time is generally more than about 10-8 second.

Reference: C.I.E. (extract)




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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