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