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cathodoluminescence (s) (noun) (normally used only in the singular form)
An emission of brightness, resulting from the bombardment of a substance with an electron beam: The procedure of cathodoluminescence is employed in the development of televisions, computers, radars, and oscilloscope displays, etc. and involves the emission of light as a result of an interaction with free electrons.
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cathodoluminescence (adjective), more cathodoluminescence, most cathodoluminescence
A description of the emission of effulgence, including a possible afterglow, by a substance as the result of exposure to electrons from an electrical device: The ore in the mine showed a very cathodoluminescence radiance after the ore detectors had stormed the surface with electrons.

The principal applications of cathodoluminescence are in television, computer, radar, and oscilloscope displays.

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