electroluminescence

Definitions

Computing

  • noun light emitted from a phosphor dot when it is struck by an electron or charged particle

Electronics

  • The emission of light by certain phosphors when subjected to an applied electric field.
  • The emission of light by certain phosphors embedded in an insulating material which is subjected to an alternating electric field. Also called Destriau effect.
  • The emission of light due to an electric discharge.
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