phosphor coating


General Science


  • noun a thin layer of phosphor on the inside of a CRT screen


  • A surface, such as that on the inner surface of a CRT, composed of a phosphor material such as cerium or lanthanum. In a CRT, each dot of this material glows when struck by focused electrons delivered by one or more electron guns. Also called phosphor surface, phosphorescent coating, or phosphorescent surface.
  • synonymphosphor surface
  • synonymphosphorescent coating
  • synonymphosphorescent surface