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cathodoluminescence

Definitions

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  • n. A form of luminescence produced by the bombardment of a metal or a phosphor by electrons (as in a traditional television).

Etymologies

cathodo- +‎ luminescence. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Inc. Images of zircon in cross section, as imaged by cathodoluminescence detector on a scanning electron microscope.

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  • Analyses are being made by traditional and state-of-the-art methods including standard petrography, cathodoluminescence, scanning electron microscope/backscattered electron imaging with energy dispersive X-ray analyses, X-ray energy mapping, and ultraviolet fluorescence.

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